Strange problem with 8-stable, VMWare vSphere 4 & AMD CPUs
ivoras at freebsd.org
Wed Feb 10 18:03:27 UTC 2010
On 10 February 2010 18:13, Andriy Gapon <avg at icyb.net.ua> wrote:
> on 10/02/2010 19:05 Ivan Voras said the following:
>> On 02/10/10 17:05, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>>> Wild guess - try disabling superpages in the guests.
>> It looks like your guess is perfectly correct :) The guest has been
>> doing buildworlds for an hour and it works fine. Thanks!
>> It's strange how this doesn't affect the Xeons...
> I really can not tell more but there seems to be an issue between our
> implementation of superpages (very unique) and AMD processors from 10h family.
> I'd recommend not using superpages feature with those processors for time being.
When you say "very unique" is it in the "it is not Linux or Windows"
sense or do we do something nonstandard?
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