That was the same "fix" I came across. I'm still not sure why though.
On Fri, 26 Oct 2001, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 12:14:50PM +0200, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > Btw, Origin UP kernel is definately broken ...
> I think I've tracked down what makes freeze. If I use default config but
> network card driver and scsi driver (seems to be generic PCI device) kernel
> boots up to message I have no root (any time and not freezes I've changed
> bit sources to print '... waiting ...' every 2 seconds in infinite loop before
> it does panic -- no root).
> So I think there is some deadlock after some PCI device driver init that does
> not occur in SMP mode.
> Luká¹ Hejtmánek