Large machine test ideas
ivoras at freebsd.org
Mon Aug 29 17:29:18 UTC 2011
On 29 August 2011 18:33, <mdf at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 7:46 AM, Ivan Voras <ivoras at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> On 26/08/2011 19:44, Garrett Cooper wrote:
>>> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 10:36 AM, Ivan Voras <ivoras at freebsd.org> wrote:
>>>> I think that I'll need a 9-CURRENT snapshot on it to run all 128 CPUs,
>>> A 9.0-BETA1 snapshot, yes.
>> Well, I'll leave it another half an hour but the 9.9-beta1 shapshot
>> froze on boot after showing a "SRAT: No CPU found for memory domain 4".
> This message implies the memory affinity information coming from ACPI
> is either non-sensical, or you have an unexpected physical setup where
> there really are CPUs with no memory in the local sockets.
> You should be able to boot with something like hint.srat.0="disabled"
> at the boot loader prompt.
Unfortunately, neither the memtest or the srat disabling tunables
worked (I also tried disabling srat.4).
My time with the machine is over, so I can't do more testing.
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