SMP system not running SMP

Ken Gunderson kgunders at
Wed Jun 28 05:02:29 UTC 2006

On Tue, 27 Jun 2006 15:06:51 +0100
Pete French <petefrench at> wrote:

> > Sun Fire X4100 dual opteron, Adaptec 2230 SLP PCI-X card attached to  
> > 14-disk U320 disk array.  FreeBSD 6.0-REL.  Running non-stop since  
> > January as a busy postgresql server.  I'm buying another one this  
> > week since they're so stable.
> Whats the motherboard and chipset ? The problem only seems to
> happen on those 8111 / 8131 based boards - if it's one of those
> and it runs then I'd be extremely interested!

I have several Tyan 2882 that use these chipsets running SMP.  I'm
using LSI MegaRAID cards though, both PCI and PCI-X.  I had issues
w/the RAID under moderate load that I never got solved but the machines
run do run SMP.


Best regards,

Ken Gunderson

"The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty 
decreases."  (Thomas Jefferson)

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