nforce2 vs. apic

Andriy Gapon avg at icyb.net.ua
Fri Sep 24 03:10:10 PDT 2004


on 24.09.2004 00:14 Andrew J Caines said the following:
> Yesterday I gave APIC a try on my nForce2 based K7 Triton GA-7N400-L
> single processor motherboard while fighting a video problem and with APIC
> booted 5.3-BETA5 fine (but didn't fix my problem). In case it makes any
> difference, I loaded the module from the bootloader.

can it be possible that you confused APIC and ACPI ?
as someone suggested, all we need now is a third thing named APCI :-)

> FreeBSD 5.3-BETA5 #0: Tue Sep 21 05:54:46 EDT 2004
> toor at hal10000.halplant.com:/home/obj/home/src/sys/HAL10000
> Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
> CPU: AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2600+ (1913.20-MHz 686-class CPU)
> Origin = "AuthenticAMD"  Id = 0x6a0  Stepping = 0
> Features=0x383fbff<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,PAE,MCE,CX8,APIC,SEP,MTRR,PGE,MCA,CMOV,PAT,PSE36,MMX,FXSR,SSE>
> AMD Features=0xc0400000<AMIE,DSP,3DNow!>
> real memory  = 1073676288 (1023 MB)
> avail memory = 1045377024 (996 MB)
> npx0: [FAST]
> npx0: <math processor> on motherboard
> npx0: INT 16 interface
> acpi0: <Nvidia AWRDACPI> on motherboard
> acpi0: Power Button (fixed)
> Timecounter "ACPI-fast" frequency 3579545 Hz quality 1000
> acpi_timer0: <24-bit timer at 3.579545MHz> port 0x1008-0x100b on acpi0
> cpu0: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0
> acpi_button0: <Power Button> on acpi0
> pcib0: <ACPI Host-PCI bridge> port 0xcf0-0xcf3,0xcf8-0xcff on acpi0
> pci0: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib0
> agp0: <NVIDIA nForce2 AGP Controller> mem 0xe0000000-0xe3ffffff at device 0.0 on pci0
> ...
> 
> I didn't try any APIC specific features.



-- 
Andriy Gapon


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