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

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Aug 9 04:55:25 GMT 2005


In message <6.2.1.2.0.20050808225031.071d6da8 at 64.7.153.2>, Mike Tancsa writes:

>However, its not a deadlock issue like the previous HiFn problems I have 
>run into. I am guessing its some sort of interrupt routing issue as the box 
>totally shuts down in some strange suspend state. (See the thread 
>6.0-CURRENT SNAP004 hangs on amr (patch))

As far as my debugging, the Hifn chip is entering what looks like a reset
state and therefore loosses its PCI BAR configurations.  What happens
from there I cannot tell, but the machine is not hosed, just very very
very busy on the PCI bus.

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