Athlon 64 2800+ on ASUS K8V SE freezing

Tomaz Borstnar tomaz.borstnar at
Tue Jan 11 00:48:05 PST 2005

At 02:31 11.1.2005, João Carlos Mendes Luís wrote:
>     I've been running a test machine with FreeBSD-amd64 5.3-stable since 
> 5.3-beta.  It's a Athlon 64 2800+ on ASUS K8V SE, 512M DDR400 and 2 
> Seagate SATA 200 on Promise RAID1.  In the test setup, no problem was 
> found, except for the onboard sk(4), which has been "replaced" by an 
> Intel fxp(4).

I added fxp next to builtin re (realtek gig eth)...

>     Then, after migrating for production work, this same machine is now 
> freezing (no panics, just full freeze) after some time.  I could not yet 
> find a repeatable procedure to freeze this machine.  I have removed 
> almost every non-essencial driver from the kernel and non-essencial 
> daemons from running, but it still freezes.

According to my experiences fxp could be the reason. Had the same problems 
until I switched back to re card. Try with another card.


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