ThunderX2 support in FreeBSD/arm64
emaste at freebsd.org
Mon Feb 4 20:23:41 UTC 2019
On Thu, 3 Jan 2019 at 15:52, Jayachandran C. <jchandra at freebsd.org> wrote:
> There seems to be 2 issues here - both of them happen when the AMI
> firmware is used.
> The first issue is that the efi framebuffer does not work, and I am
> not able to select the serial console with AMI firmware. The second
> issue is that the on-chip SATA controller is not setup correctly by
> the AMI firmware and can cause a 'NBU BAR error' failure.
> I have uploaded a test firmware and instructions to
> https://people.freebsd.org/~jchandra/testfw/ which should boot FreeBSD
> fine. This is an internal build which does not have both the problems
> above. Let me know if this works, and I will try to push the fixes to
Thanks, with the test firmware I'm able to make progress and the
kernel boots fine. It's now hanging while trying to mount root over
NFS; final console output is:
Trying to mount root from nfs:10.0.0.1:/tank/export-root/arm64/ [rw]...
taskqgroup_attach_cpu_deferred: setaffinity failed: 3
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