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Re: [Xen-devel] SMP on the MacBook

To: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] SMP on the MacBook
From: Marco Gerards <mgerards@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2006 22:41:29 +0200
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"Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

Hi Ian,

>> Xen (testing) works perfectly for me when starting it with "nosmp",
>> however when not using it, it crashes while starting up the second
>> core.  There have been some bug report on this issue already.
> Marco,
> Have you tried -unstable? Some potentially relevant files have been
> updated.

Yes, unstable has the same problem.  Would you encourage development
in unstable or testing?

> Also, exactly which version of Linux boots OK? Does 2.6.16 e.g. from the
> DemoCD?

I have not tested the DemoCD because it still contains an unpatched
GRUB.  Because of that it doesn't work with the Intel Mac.

But I have tried linux 2.6.16 (self compiled), which works perfectly.


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