Athlon 64 2800+ on ASUS K8V SE freezing

João Carlos Mendes Luís jonny at
Tue Jan 11 06:53:58 PST 2005

usenet04 at wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 11:31:45PM -0200, 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).
>>    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.
> I had the same problem with an 3000+ and same mainboard. I replaced my
> 360W power supply with a new 500W and things are working now.
> Maybe that solves your problem.

     I also thought this was the problem, but now we have a SevenTeam 
550W PFC power source and the system still freezes.   :-(

     Just wondering: Could there be a counter on ataraid that had some 
conversion problem when migrated to 64 bit?  I've read another report of 
an user having the same problem, repeatable after lots of disk access.

João Carlos Mendes Luís

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