6.0-CURRENT SNAP004 hangs on amr (patch)

Eric Anderson anderson at centtech.com
Tue Aug 23 17:20:20 GMT 2005


Joao Barros wrote:
> On 8/23/05, Mike Tancsa <mike at sentex.net> wrote:
> 
>>At 11:50 AM 23/08/2005, Joao Barros wrote:
>>
>>>Hi,
>>>
>>>I have a spare controller, exact same model I'm trying to use with
>>>FreeBSD 6 and that I'm willing to donate if needed / requested.
>>>I live in Portugal so shipping to Europe would be preferable.
>>>
>>>I'm available for any questions concerning this matter.
>>
>>I dont think its that controller.  I am able to lock the machine in
>>SMP mode without the AMR by generating a high interrupt load either
>>on the NIC or onboard SCSI controller or on a crypto card.
>>
>>         ---Mike
> 
> 
> Well, for me sums up to this:
> FreeBSD 5 with amr: ok
> FreeBSD 6 with amr: doesn't boot
> 
> And when I mean 'same controller' I mean what I have PERC 3/DC aka
> LSILogic MegaRAID 1600 Elite.

When you boot verbosely, do you see a bunch of retries?  If you do, let 
it sit until the retries hits 16k.  Maybe it's the same cam bug I'm 
seeing (I have a patch to try soon).

Eric



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