Weird K8 output

Eric W. Biederman ebiederman at
Tue Nov 2 14:43:01 CET 2004

Stefan Reinauer <stepan at> writes:

> Hi,
> on a 4cpu K8 system I get the following output before the system hangs..

Hmm.  It looks like you have non-bootstrap cpus running through the code.

Usually it is this hunk of code that traps errors.
	if (!boot_cpu()) {

Although I can see something very weird happening if you have
BIST failure, on your secondary cpus. But that is quite 

> Is the machine drunk or are CPU1-3 just running away?

It looks like the cpus are just running away :(  Usually I would
expect to interlaced characters form a message I recognize.  But I
don't recognize see anything I recognize here.

> LinuxBIOS- Tue Nov  2 20:34:14 CET 2004 starting...
> setting up resource map....done.
> Enabling routing table for node 00 done.
> Enabling SMP settings
> setup_remote_node: done
> Renaming current temporary node to 01 done.
> anabling routing table for node 01 dConlee.
>  tRiennamgin g mcutrrrenrt
>   emporary node to 02 done.
> Enabling routing table for node 02 dConle.e
> mRernaiminngg c urmretntr tre
>  porary node to 03 done.
> Enabling routing table for node 03 dColnee.a
> iz04n ngod esm itnirtiral
>   ed.
> coherent_ht_finalize
> done
> PCI_DEV=(0,0x18,0) 0xb4=00030000
> bus=00 id =74501022
> bus=00 id =74601022
> PCI_DEV=(0,0x19,0) 0xd4=000a0400

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