Hifn driver in SMP (was Re: GELI - disk encryption GEOM class committed.)

Andre Oppermann andre at freebsd.org
Mon Aug 8 16:23:26 GMT 2005


Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> I belive there is a bug in the HiFn chips that makes them do a soft reset
> under some set of circumstances which we have never been able to nail
> down.
> 
> I have contacted HiFn about this and asked for a workaround, but
> they seem somewhat less than eager to work the case.
> 
> I belive the message before last was that they hard reproduced it.
> 
> The last message was from somebody going through the piles on a
> former employees table.

What's the deal with HiFn?  IMHO Cavium are way better and much more
performant.

-- 
Andre


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