Problems with Nacona Xeons
scottl at samsco.org
Mon Sep 12 13:37:18 PDT 2005
Mike Hunter wrote:
> On Sep 11, "Scott Long" wrote:
>>>David S. Besade wrote:
>>>>I have a Dual Xeon (With EM64T) system running FreeBSD 5.4 AMD64 -
>>>>Release (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 with 2 Dual
>>>>Nacona Core Xeons. I had the datacenter check the BIOS and everything
>>>>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 just ask me I will get it.
>>>You said you did a kernel recompile, so did you include
>>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
> I thought apic was "built in" to amd64...?
Gah! You're right. It's atpic that has to be explicitely included.
Sorry for the bad info.
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