cvs commit: src/sys/ia64/ia64 machdep.c
wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Tue Oct 5 23:32:10 PDT 2004
On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 08:31:43PM -0700, Marcel Moolenaar wrote..
> On Oct 5, 2004, at 8:09 PM, Mike Silbersack wrote:
> >> Log:
> >> Add the Madison II, which is the second generation Madison. The
> >>Madison II
> >> is model 2 in the Itanium 2 family and has up to 9MB of L3 cache and
> >> higher than 1.5Ghz. There's no LV variant AFAICT.
> >> Revision Changes Path
> >> 1.190 +3 -0 src/sys/ia64/ia64/machdep.c
> >If I get a quad processor Madison II system, can I boot w/o ram? :)
> Alas, you need at least 8 cpus because we load the kernel at 64MB. A
> card with at least 32MB can be used as a workaround and gives the
> cheapest configuration.
Interestingly enough this is what we used to repair / diagnose
Alpha machines: diag code and/or a special version of the SRM
console code was directly loaded via the SROM port into the
CPU cache. In that way you could run code with a hosed memory
Wilko Bulte wilko at FreeBSD.org
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