SMP problems with -CURRENT? (and BETA5)

Adam K Kirchhoff adamk at voicenet.com
Mon Sep 20 13:39:09 PDT 2004


David D.W. Downey wrote:

>On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 16:07:45 +0200, Oliver Brandmueller <ob at e-gitt.net> wrote:
>  
>
>>Hi again.
>>
>>On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 03:36:03PM +0200, Oliver Brandmueller wrote:
>>    
>>
>>>I see the same here with my kernel. Apparently I dot not yet try to
>>>switch of HTT and stuff like that. This is a Dual Xeon with HTT enabled
>>>at the moment.
>>>      
>>>
>>OK, I had HTT disabled and saw as the last message before hang (on a
>>dual Xeon)
>>
>>SMP: AP CPU #1 Launched!
>>
>>Now I enabled HTT and the I see:
>>
>>SMP: AP CPU #1 Launched!
>>SMP: AP CPU #2 Launched!
>>SMP: AP CPU #3 Launched!
>>
>>However, booting without ACPI worked. So it seems that this is the
>>direction, where we have to look for the problem:
>>
>>Copyright (c) 1992-2004 The FreeBSD Project.
>>Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
>>        The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
>>FreeBSD 5.3-BETA5 #10: Mon Sep 20 12:59:45 CEST 2004
>>    root at champagne.eusc.inter.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/CHAMPAGNE
>>Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
>>CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 2.40GHz (2392.05-MHz 686-class CPU)
>>  Origin = "GenuineIntel"  Id = 0xf29  Stepping = 9
>>
>>Features=0xbfebfbff<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,PAE,MCE,CX8,APIC,SEP,MTRR,PGE,MCA,CMOV,PAT,PSE36,CLFLUSH,DTS,ACPI,MMX,FXSR,SSE,SSE2,SS,HTT,TM,PBE>
>>  Hyperthreading: 2 logical CPUs
>>real memory  = 2146959360 (2047 MB)
>>avail memory = 2099662848 (2002 MB)
>>MPTable: <         SE7501CW2>
>>FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 2 CPUs
>> cpu0 (BSP): APIC ID:  0
>> cpu1 (AP): APIC ID:  6
>>
>>    
>>
>
>
>OK, let's go with that possibility, what is the ACPI level your board
>supports? ACPI v1.0 or v2.0? Like this board supports 1.0 and 2.0
>available via a BIOS control knob.
>
>Let's start by tracking the ACPI version in use first and go from there.
>
>
>  
>

Unfortunately, I don't have any such option in my BIOS (the only ACPI 
related options are what state my system should go to when suspending 
and if it should respond to wake on lan requests).

I'd be surprised if it only supports ACPI 1.0, but I don't know how to 
confirm that.

Adam





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