bge driver not SMP-safe in DEVELOPMENT?
If I use a SMP-kernel (with options "SMP" and "APIC_IO" enabled on a Lenovo
Thinkpad R60 (bge0 is identified as "Broadcom BCM5751M Gigabit Ethernet, ASIC
rev. 0x4201"), I get repeated the error message "bge0: watchdog timeout --
When I build the same kernel as UP (with options "SMP" and "APIC_IO" disabled),
the bge0 interface works without problems.
I've used the 1.7.0-DEVELOPMENT sourcecode from Nov, 21.
#7 Updated by dillon over 9 years ago
:Thomas Schlesinger <firstname.lastname@example.org> added the comment:
:It doesn't make a difference, if I boot with or without ACPI on a MP kernel,
:the problem appears in both cases.
See if MP works with the PIC. Try compiling a SMP kernel without