New kernels (Re: [PlanetCCRMA] updated: gmorgan, alsa-patch-bay

Kjetil S. Matheussen
Sun Sep 21 05:03:02 2003

On Fri, 19 Sep 2003, Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano wrote:

> > Well, perhaps the first x-run was the thing that made the
> > machine crash (about 30 seconds).
> >
> > However, the new 4.20 redhat-caps kernel works fine. And
> > the original redhat 8 kernel does not (4.18). Do you
> > have any idea what makes the redhat kernel works? Could
> > it be theire reduced low-latency patch?
> There has to be interaction with the nforce2 chipset stuff, maybe low
> latency, who knows. I'll see if I can find patches or information about
> the nforce2 chipset, somebody else must be having similar problems.
The information on this thread
looks promising. It might be something with apic, and a new kernel
option called "nolapic" might fix the problem. The option was
added in the 2.4.23-pre1 kernel, so I'm going to compile up
the latest vanilla+ll+cap now to see.