Proliant on a 6500

Wilko Bulte wkb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Mon May 12 14:12:52 PDT 2003


On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 09:14:44PM +0100, chris scott wrote:

I have been running 4.x on a quad 6500 at work. No problems. But not on
a SmartArray in my case.

W/

> try bsd 5 the smp support is far better in that, in fact it was once of the
> major things that was overhauled, it may solve your problem
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Danny Carroll" <fbsd at dannysplace.net>
> To: <freebsd-smp at freebsd.org>; <freebsd-stable at freebsd.org>;
> <freebsd-questions at freeBSD.org>
> Sent: Monday, May 12, 2003 8:24 PM
> Subject: Re: Proliant on a 6500
> 
> 
> > Sorry to reply to myself, but I wanted to expand this to -stable and add
> > some more info...
> > See the original post at the bottom of this msg.
> >
> > I just took the Smart 2/P and put it in slot1 (one of the shared Eisa/PCI
> > slots.)
> >
> > Now the Dmesg output shows the "SMP: AP CPU" lines in a different order...
> >
> > They were:
> > SMP: AP CPU# 3 Launched!
> > SMP: AP CPU# 1 Launched!
> > SMP: AP CPU# 2 Launched!
> >
> > now they are:
> > SMP: AP CPU# 1 Launched!
> > SMP: AP CPU# 2 Launched!
> > SMP: AP CPU# 3 Launched!
> >
> > I don't think this is a SMP problem, but rather a SMP/Smart2 combined
> > problem...
> >
> > Has anyone got FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE working on a Compaq Proliant 6500 with
> a
> > Smart2/p?
> > -D
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Danny Carroll" <fbsd at dannysplace.net>
> > To: <freebsd-smp at freebsd.org>
> > Sent: Monday, May 12, 2003 6:29 PM
> > Subject: Proliant on a 6500
> >
> >
> > > Hiya all...
> > >
> > > I have a compaq proliant 6500 with 4 cpu's
> > > I am trying to install 4.8 on it (I got it installed but it's SMP that
> > does
> > > not work).
> > >
> > > The kernel seems to hang after the SMP: AP CPU #3 Launched.
> > > Actually it gets two lines extra (mounting root off the ida controller).
> > >
> > > Now, scrolllock and caps and everything still work, (I can even sroll
> back
> > > and read the text) but nothing else happens.
> > >
> > > I am about to wipe and choose UNIXWare 7 (I chose solaris last time) and
> > > we'll see what happens, but I was wondering if you have seen this
> problem
> > > before.
> > >
> > > One more thing...  I only had the first two SMP settings in the kernel I
> > had
> > > none of that NCPU etc stuff,...  Do I need it for 4.8?  If so, how do I
> > find
> > > out how many interupts to set??
> > >
> > > Any more tips??
> > >
> > > Thanks...
> > > -D
> > >
> >
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