em interrupt storm
ambrisko at ambrisko.com
Thu Dec 1 11:53:04 PST 2005
Kris Kennaway writes:
| On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 11:32:10AM -0800, Doug Ambrisko wrote:
| > On Thursday 24 November 2005 01:27 am, Kris Kennaway wrote:
| > > On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 03:02:05PM -0800, Darren Pilgrim wrote:
| > > > Until this gets "fixed" in FreeBSD, what should those of us who are
| > > > effectively stuck with this hardware do to avoid the problem? Does the
| > > > problem exist in RELENG_4?
| > >
| > > Yes, on the same machine I first mentioned.
| > Is this is SMP on or off? I think it might be okay if SMP if off.
| With SMP, I don't recall if I tried it without. SMP is pretty useless
| on 4.x (often hurts more than it helps), so this may be an acceptable
| workaround for the OP.
Could you try without SMP? I wonder if the BIOS sets things up okay
in UP mode. I saw strangeness on our PE2850's in SMP mode that didn't
happen in UP mode. This is with 4.X.
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