Proliant servers ?

Gabor MICSKO gmicsko at
Thu Jun 15 19:56:09 UTC 2006


I have an HP DL 385 Proliant server (2 rack unit). Two dual-core AMD
Opteron processor, 3 GB of RAM, four 72 GB hotswap SCSI disk in RAID1

Works fine with FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE.

You can find some pics here:

dmesg output:

Copyright (c) 1992-2006 The FreeBSD Project.
Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
        The Regents of the University of California. All rights
FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE #0: Sun May  7 04:15:57 UTC 2006
    root at
ACPI APIC Table: <HP     00000083>
Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
CPU: AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 275 (2205.02-MHz K8-class CPU)
  Origin = "AuthenticAMD"  Id = 0x20f12  Stepping = 2

  AMD Features=0xe2500800<SYSCALL,NX,MMX+,FFXSR,LM,3DNow+,3DNow>
  AMD Features2=0x2<CMP>
  Cores per package: 2
real memory  = 3221192704 (3071 MB)
avail memory = 3104718848 (2960 MB)
FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 4 CPUs
 cpu0 (BSP): APIC ID:  0
 cpu1 (AP): APIC ID:  1
 cpu2 (AP): APIC ID:  2
 cpu3 (AP): APIC ID:  3
MADT: Forcing active-low polarity and level trigger for SCI
ioapic0 <Version 1.1> irqs 0-23 on motherboard
ioapic1 <Version 1.1> irqs 24-27 on motherboard
ioapic2 <Version 1.1> irqs 28-31 on motherboard
ioapic3 <Version 1.1> irqs 32-35 on motherboard
ioapic4 <Version 1.1> irqs 36-39 on motherboard
kbd1 at kbdmux0
acpi0: <HP A05> on motherboard
acpi0: Power Button (fixed)
Timecounter "ACPI-safe" frequency 3579545 Hz quality 1000
acpi_timer0: <32-bit timer at 3.579545MHz> port 0x908-0x90b on acpi0
cpu0: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0
cpu1: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0
cpu2: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0
cpu3: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0
pcib0: <ACPI Host-PCI bridge> on acpi0
pci0: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib0
pcib1: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 3.0 on pci0
pci1: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib1
ohci0: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> mem 0xf7df0000-0xf7df0fff irq 19
at device 0.0 on pci1
usb0: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
usb0: SMM does not respond, resetting
usb0: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> on ohci0
usb0: USB revision 1.0
uhub0: AMD OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub0: 3 ports with 3 removable, self powered
ohci1: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> mem 0xf7de0000-0xf7de0fff irq 19
at device 0.1 on pci1
usb1: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
usb1: SMM does not respond, resetting
usb1: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> on ohci1
usb1: USB revision 1.0
uhub1: AMD OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub1: 3 ports with 3 removable, self powered
pci1: <base peripheral> at device 2.0 (no driver attached)
pci1: <base peripheral> at device 2.2 (no driver attached)
pci1: <display, VGA> at device 3.0 (no driver attached)
isab0: <PCI-ISA bridge> at device 4.0 on pci0
isa0: <ISA bus> on isab0
atapci0: <AMD 8111 UDMA133 controller> port
0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6,0x170-0x177,0x376,0x2000-0x200f at device 4.1 on pci0
ata0: <ATA channel 0> on atapci0
ata1: <ATA channel 1> on atapci0
pci0: <bridge> at device 4.3 (no driver attached)
pcib2: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 7.0 on pci0
pci2: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib2
ciss0: <HP Smart Array 6i> port 0x5000-0x50ff mem
0xf7ef0000-0xf7ef1fff,0xf7e80000-0xf7ebffff irq 24 at device 4.0 on pci2
pci0: <base peripheral, interrupt controller> at device 7.1 (no driver
pcib3: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 8.0 on pci0
pci3: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib3
bge0: <Broadcom BCM5704C Dual Gigabit Ethernet, ASIC rev. 0x2100> mem
0xf7ff0000-0xf7ffffff irq 28 at device 6.0 on pci3
miibus0: <MII bus> on bge0
brgphy0: <BCM5704 10/100/1000baseTX PHY> on miibus0
brgphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseTX,
1000baseTX-FDX, auto
bge0: Ethernet address: 00:17:a4:3b:40:40
bge1: <Broadcom BCM5704C Dual Gigabit Ethernet, ASIC rev. 0x2100> mem
0xf7fe0000-0xf7feffff irq 29 at device 6.1 on pci3
miibus1: <MII bus> on bge1
brgphy1: <BCM5704 10/100/1000baseTX PHY> on miibus1
brgphy1:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseTX,
1000baseTX-FDX, auto
bge1: Ethernet address: 00:17:a4:3b:40:3f
pci0: <base peripheral, interrupt controller> at device 8.1 (no driver
pcib4: <ACPI Host-PCI bridge> on acpi0
pci4: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib4
pcib5: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 9.0 on pci4
pci5: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib5
pci4: <base peripheral, interrupt controller> at device 9.1 (no driver
pcib6: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 10.0 on pci4
pci6: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib6
pci4: <base peripheral, interrupt controller> at device 10.1 (no driver
atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> port 0x60,0x64 irq 1 on acpi0
atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> flags 0x1 irq 1 on atkbdc0
kbd0 at atkbd0
atkbd0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
psm0: model Generic PS/2 mouse, device ID 0
sio0: <Standard PC COM port> port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x10 on acpi0
sio0: type 16550A
fdc0: <floppy drive controller (FDE)> port 0x3f2-0x3f5 irq 6 drq 2 on
fdc0: [FAST]
orm0: <ISA Option ROMs> at iomem
0xc0000-0xc7fff,0xc8000-0xcbfff,0xee000-0xeffff on isa0
ppc0: cannot reserve I/O port range
sc0: <System console> at flags 0x100 on isa0
sc0: VGA <16 virtual consoles, flags=0x300>
sio1 at port 0x2f8-0x2ff irq 3 on isa0
sio1: type 16550A
vga0: <Generic ISA VGA> at port 0x3c0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff on
Timecounters tick every 1.000 msec
module_register_init: MOD_LOAD (amr_linux, 0xffffffff8062a040, 0) error
acd0: CDROM <HL-DT-ST GCR-8240N/2.03> at ata0-master PIO4
SMP: AP CPU #1 Launched!
SMP: AP CPU #2 Launched!
SMP: AP CPU #3 Launched!
da0 at ciss0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
da0: <COMPAQ RAID 1  VOLUME OK> Fixed Direct Access SCSI-0 device
da0: 135.168MB/s transfers
da0: 138919MB (284506560 512 byte sectors: 255H 32S/T 34866C)
Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/da0s1a
bge0: link state changed to UP


On Thu, 2006-06-15 at 16:24 +0200, Frank Bonnet wrote:

> I warmly welcome any feedback on admins that runs FreeBSD SMP
> 6.1 on that kind of machines with scsi disks.

Micskó Gábor
Szintézis Rt.
H-9023 Győr, Tihanyi Á. u. 2.
Tel: +36 96 502 221
Fax: +36 96 318 658
E-mail: gmicsko at
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