SMP system not running SMP

David O'Brien obrien at
Wed Jun 28 19:43:03 UTC 2006

On Tue, Jun 27, 2006 at 08:17:41AM -0500, Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <E1FvD6i-0009xp-H4 at>, Pete French writes
> I don't know how many amd64 users are trying for SMP, but it's interesting
> that no one seems to be doing it successfully with Adaptec controllers
> (possibly qualified to "on motherboards with this chipset").

Maybe its a problem with modern Adaptec controllers.  On both a Tyan K8W
(s2885) and Iwill DK8X [both 2P dual-core] I use an Adaptec 2940UW Pro
controller for external CDROM's.  Both of these motherboards have the AMD
8131 PCI-X and 8111 PCI controllers.

-- David  (obrien at
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