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Thanks for the info. I just tried that, upgrading to 2.6.9-42.0.3.ELsmp, but no change in behavior.

	-s-

On Dec 5, 2006, at 10:08 PM, Troy Knabe wrote:

I had a similar issue. There was a kernel issue with the LSI raid controller, where it would hang on boot. It would literally hang 4-7 times, I would have to hard reset it via the LOM, and finally it would just boot. I am running 2.6.9-42.0.3.ELsmp. When I upgraded the kernel it quit.

-Troy


----- Original Message -----
From: "Sandor W. Sklar" <ssklar stanford edu>
Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2006 8:09 pm
Subject: Re: Failure to boot with SMP kernel on x86_64 SMP system ...
To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list <redhat-list redhat com>

no, and that's the weird thing.  As far as I know, and as
far as my
research went, there were no changes, nor was there really any
active
use of the system.  That's the first thing I checked, of
course.  Its
kernel version, and the version of all RPMs currently on the
system,
are the same as on the others that I have, and haven't changed
in weeks.

	-s-

On Dec 5, 2006, at 5:47 PM, Meadows, Andrew wrote:

Anything installed recently.... Hardware or software?

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Sent: Tue Dec 05 18:43:34 2006
Subject: Failure to boot with SMP kernel on x86_64 SMP system ...

Hi, Folks ...

One of my Sun X4100s was hung this morning.  All of them
are running
RHEL 4 update 4. On rebooting with an SMP kernel, it consistently
hangs after printing the below to the console:

===========================================================

powernow-k8: Found 4 AMD Athlon 64 / Opteron processors (version
1.50.04-rh)
powernow-k8: MP systems not supported by PSB BIOS structure
powernow-k8: init not cpu 0
powernow-k8: init not cpu 0
powernow-k8: init not cpu 0
ACPI: (supports S0 S1 S4 S5)
ACPI wakeup devices:
PCI1 USB0 ETHR USB1
Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereferenceFreeing unused
kernel> memory: 192k freed

============================================================

All of the systems I have are running the same kernel
(2.6.9-42.0.2.ELsmp), but I also tried booting it with 2.6.9-
34.ELsmp> kernel, with the same exact result.

I can boot it fine using the "non-SMP" kernel, but of course,
I wind
up with only one CPU.

This kernel isn't new to the system; it has been running fine
with it
for a while. I ran the hardware diagnostic DVD, and it found no
hardware problems.

So, I'm fishing for ideas here ... anyone got any?  Thanks!

 	-s-

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