8.0-BETA3/amd64 issues with Tyan S2882
michael at rancid.berkeley.edu
Wed Aug 26 23:57:51 UTC 2009
On 8/26/09 2:09 PM, Michael Sinatra wrote:
> I am using FreeBSD 8.0-BETA3 on an AMD64 Tyan S2882 system, and I am
> currently having issues with 8.0-BETA3. The system was installed from
> an 8.0-BETA2 ISO and then csup'ed and rebuilt from source to get it to
> 8.0-BETA3. Note that the problems I describe below were the same for
> BETA2 and BETA3. I have received the same results when using the mobo
> with 8G of RAM AND 16G. The dmesg output below shows the 16G system. On
> both systems, I have flashed the BIOS with the latest version from Tyan
> FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE works beautifully on both. None of the problems
> below occur with that version.
> Two big problems with this mobo and 8.0-BETA3:
> 1. LOR 'n' hang on halt/reboot:
> Whenever rebooting or halting the system, I get an LOR and the system
> just hangs. (See LOR output below.) The system must be hard-reset or
> power-cycled, and then it boots fine (disks are properly sync'd so the
> filesystems are clean). This looks similar to other umount-related LORs
> that have been reported on this list.
> 2. bge interface problems:
Argh, it was the ASF problem. Setting hw.bge.allow_asf=0 fixed the
hangs (both on reboot and on raising the bge0 interface), although the
LOR is still there.
I had thought that ASF was enabled in 7.x by default, but I see from my
7.2 machine that it is not.
Thanks to Andrzej Tobola for pointing that out for me.
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