Tyan GT24 - Thunder K8SRE mainboard

Gardner Bell gbell72 at rogers.com
Thu Mar 2 12:23:46 PST 2006

On Tuesday 24 January 2006 23:30, Ken Gunderson wrote:
> Would you mind elaborating on your current status with this box and
> what BIOS version you're referencing?

I can confirm that the Tyan K8SRE motherboard is functional with 6.0. 
To solve the issues with the BCM5704C not being able to map memory you
need to unset acpi_load at the boot prompt.  BIOS date 09/28/05
Revision: 2891_201.

Here is a copy of dmesg:

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FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE-p5 #1: Thu Mar  2 14:04:54 EST 2006
root at webmail.etob.phub.net.cable.rogers.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/AMD64
Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
CPU: AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 242 (1607.42-MHz K8-class CPU)
  Origin = "AuthenticAMD"  Id = 0xf5a  Stepping = 10
  AMD Features=0xe0500800<SYSCALL,NX,MMX+,LM,3DNow+,3DNow>
real memory  = 1072758784 (1023 MB)
avail memory = 1028419584 (980 MB)
FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 2 CPUs
 cpu0 (BSP): APIC ID:  0
 cpu1 (AP): APIC ID:  1
ioapic0 <Version 1.1> irqs 0-23 on motherboard
ioapic1 <Version 1.1> irqs 24-27 on motherboard
ioapic2 <Version 1.1> irqs 28-31 on motherboard
acpi0: <PTLTD   RSDT> on motherboard
acpi0: Power Button (fixed)
pci_link0: <ACPI PCI Link LNK1> irq 0 on acpi0
pci_link1: <ACPI PCI Link LNK2> irq 0 on acpi0
pci_link2: <ACPI PCI Link LNK3> irq 0 on acpi0
pci_link3: <ACPI PCI Link LNK4> irq 0 on acpi0
pci_link4: <ACPI PCI Link LNK5> irq 0 on acpi0
pci_link5: <ACPI PCI Link LSMB> irq 0 on acpi0
pci_link6: <ACPI PCI Link LUS0> irq 0 on acpi0
pci_link7: <ACPI PCI Link LUS2> irq 0 on acpi0
pci_link8: <ACPI PCI Link LMAC> irq 0 on acpi0
pci_link9: <ACPI PCI Link LACI> irq 0 on acpi0
pci_link10: <ACPI PCI Link LMCI> irq 0 on acpi0
pci_link11: <ACPI PCI Link LPID> irq 0 on acpi0
pci_link12: <ACPI PCI Link LTID> irq 0 on acpi0
pci_link13: <ACPI PCI Link LSI1> irq 0 on acpi0
pci_link14: <ACPI PCI Link APCP> irq 0 on acpi0
Timecounter "ACPI-fast" frequency 3579545 Hz quality 1000
acpi_timer0: <24-bit timer at 3.579545MHz> port 0x8008-0x800b on acpi0
cpu0: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0
cpu1: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0
acpi_button0: <Power Button> on acpi0
pcib0: <ACPI Host-PCI bridge> port 0xcf8-0xcff on acpi0
pci0: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib0
pci0: <memory> at device 0.0 (no driver attached)
isab0: <PCI-ISA bridge> at device 1.0 on pci0
isa0: <ISA bus> on isab0
pci0: <serial bus, SMBus> at device 1.1 (no driver attached)
atapci0: <nVidia nForce4 UDMA133 controller> port
0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6,0x170-0x177,0x376,0x1400-0x140f at device 6.0 on pci0
ata0: <ATA channel 0> on atapci0
ata1: <ATA channel 1> on atapci0
pcib1: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 9.0 on pci0
pci1: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib1
pci1: <display, VGA> at device 7.0 (no driver attached)
pcib2: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 14.0 on pci0
pci2: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib2
pcib3: <ACPI Host-PCI bridge> port 0xcf8-0xcff on acpi0
pci8: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib3
pcib4: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 10.0 on pci8
pci9: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib4
pci8: <base peripheral, interrupt controller> at device 10.1 (no driver
pcib5: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 11.0 on pci8
pci10: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib5
bge0: <Broadcom BCM5704C Dual Gigabit Ethernet, ASIC rev. 0x2003> mem
0xdf310000-0xdf31ffff,0xdf300000-0xdf30ffff irq 28 at device 9.0 on
miibus0: <MII bus> on bge0
brgphy0: <BCM5704 10/100/1000baseTX PHY> on miibus0
brgphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseTX,
1000baseTX-FDX, auto
bge0: Ethernet address: 00:e0:81:2e:c1:aa
bge1: <Broadcom BCM5704C Dual Gigabit Ethernet, ASIC rev. 0x2003> mem
0xdf330000-0xdf33ffff,0xdf320000-0xdf32ffff irq 29 at device 9.1 on
miibus1: <MII bus> on bge1
brgphy1: <BCM5704 10/100/1000baseTX PHY> on miibus1
brgphy1:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseTX,
1000baseTX-FDX, auto
bge1: Ethernet address: 00:e0:81:2e:c1:ab
pci8: <base peripheral, interrupt controller> at device 11.1 (no driver
atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> port 0x60,0x64 irq 1 on acpi0
atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> flags 0x1 irq 1 on atkbdc0
atkbd0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
sio0: <16550A-compatible COM port> port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x10 on
sio0: type 16550A
sio1: <16550A-compatible COM port> port 0x2f8-0x2ff irq 3 on acpi0
sio1: type 16550A
ppc0: <ECP parallel printer port> port 0x378-0x37f,0x778-0x77f irq 7
drq 3 on acpi0
ppc0: SMC-like chipset (ECP/EPP/PS2/NIBBLE) in COMPATIBLE mode
ppc0: FIFO with 16/16/9 bytes threshold
ppbus0: <Parallel port bus> on ppc0
ppi0: <Parallel I/O> on ppbus0
orm0: <ISA Option ROMs> at iomem
0xc0000-0xc7fff,0xc8000-0xc97ff,0xc9800-0xcafff on isa0
sc0: <System console> at flags 0x100 on isa0
sc0: VGA <16 virtual consoles, flags=0x300>
vga0: <Generic ISA VGA> at port 0x3c0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff on
Timecounters tick every 1.000 msec
ad0: 19595MB <MAXTOR 6L020J1 AR1.0500> at ata0-master UDMA133
acd0: CDRW <52X24X52 CD-RW 1.06 20030129/1.06> at ata1-master UDMA33
SMP: AP CPU #1 Launched!
Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ad0s1a

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