problems booting recompiled 5.4-kernel (Was: amd64 does not
see all 4 GB RAM on tyan GT24)
sean at mcneil.com
Thu Nov 10 08:47:44 PST 2005
On Thu, 2005-11-10 at 11:11 -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 November 2005 04:12 pm, Sean McNeil wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-11-09 at 16:04 -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 09 November 2005 02:47 pm, Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> > > > # jhb at freebsd.org / 2005-11-09 10:22:07 -0500:
> > > > > On Wednesday 09 November 2005 04:22 am, Claus Guttesen wrote:
> > > > > > I tried FreeBSD 6.0 a few days ago and I seem to recall that the
> > > > > > above mentioned line is not needed in FreeBSD 6.0, but my (own)
> > > > > > memory is probably corrupt :-)
> > > > >
> > > > > That's correct.
> > > >
> > > > EAMBIGUOUS.
> > > >
> > > > Which part is correct? "mentioned line is not needed in FreeBSD
> > > > 6.0" or "my (own) memory is probably corrupt"?
> > >
> > > You don't need atpic on 6.0.
> > Not true. My Athlon 2x Gigabyte K8 Triton (GA-K8NSC-939) requires atpic
> > or it will not boot. This is an nVidia nForce3-Pro250 board.
> You need to post a problem report about it then since we are probably going to
> remove atpic in 7.0. When atpic was taken out of GENERIC in HEAD recently no
> one said it broke for them. What problems do you see with atpic taken out on
Again, not true. When it was asked in email subject
Re: [PATCH] remove 'device atpic'
I responded at that time with:
On Thu, 2005-10-20 at 10:40 -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Wednesday 19 October 2005 05:28 pm, Sean McNeil wrote:
> > Just recently fried my MSI MB and got a new one with an Athlon 64x2.
> > The following setup still requires the 'device atpic' or it will
> > with an unknown/reserved trap of 30:
> > GigaByte K8 Triton Series GA-K8NSC-939 BIOS rev. F5
> > AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor 3800+
> > It works perfectly fine as a single core without the atpic device
> > a dual-cpu with the atpic device. This board has the nForce3 250Gb
> > chipset.
> What version(s) of FreeBSD does it fail on?
This was/is 6-current RC1.
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