Problems with Nacona Xeons
scottl at samsco.org
Sun Sep 11 10:29:34 PDT 2005
> David S. Besade wrote:
>> Hey Guys,
>> I have a Dual Xeon (With EM64T) system running FreeBSD 5.4 AMD64 -
>> (with a -stable kernel). I can't get the kernel to see my second CPU.
>> I have
>> recompiled and retuned and done everything I could to get it to see the
>> second CPU. The guys on IRC (##Freebsd on freenode) told me to post
>> this to
>> this list.
>> I do have the ACPI disabled as it doesn't work right yet. The
>> Motherboard is
>> a Tyan S5350 ( http://tyan.com/products/html/tigeri7320.html ) running
>> 2 Dual Nacona Core Xeons. I had the datacenter check the BIOS and
>> is as it should be. I have Registered ECC RAM on it as well.
>> Both CPU's were recogized by Centos 4.1 X86-64, however I prefer FBSD to
>> anything Linux. So if you guys could help me out I would appreciate it. I
>> think I have given you all the relevant information I Hope but if not
>> ask me I will get it.
>> Thanks in advance
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> You said you did a kernel recompile, so did you include
> 'device acpi'
You need 'device apic' here also. There is a difference between 'acpi'
and 'apic. For SMP amd64 machines, you should have both. Simply put,
the apic is what allows the first CPU to start up the other CPUs during
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