SMP system not running SMP

Peter Seebach seebs at
Fri Jun 23 10:14:08 UTC 2006

In message <449B7121.9040404 at>, Martin Nilsson writes:
>Peter Seebach wrote:
>> Hardware is a SuperMicro H8DA8-O, same chipset and hardware as the
>> known-workable H8DAR-8.  Processors are Opteron 250s.  Memory is installed
>> in a bank off the first processor; don't have enough chips to populate the
>> other, but that's not supposed to matter.
>We've had no problems with the H8DAE (Same board without U320) all have 
>been burnin-tested with FreeBSD 6.x under SMP. No ACPI or hanging problems.
>The latest BIOS for these boards are 1.1b from 05/22/06


I now have two people reporting it working without SCSI, and two reporting
it not working with SCSI.

And I get odd SCSI messages during boot.

I am suspicious.


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