Turion X2 Laptop SMP Problem

John Baldwin jhb at freebsd.org
Tue Oct 24 21:19:53 UTC 2006

On Saturday 21 October 2006 13:20, Dan Olson wrote:
> Hello All
> I just bought a HP dv6119us Turion X2 laptop and can't seem to get it to 
> do SMP.
> To get it to boot I have to add to the boot prompt or loader.conf
> set hint.apic.0.disabled=1
> set hint.sio.0.disabled=1
> set hint.sio.1.disabled=1
> When booting with apic enabled the system slows to a crawl and the 
> keyboard input is slow.  To slow to register key events or log in.
> Below is a verbose dmesg with apic disabled on 6.2 beta2.
> Does anyone have any suggestions on getting SMP to work or diagnosing 
> the problem?
> I've seen another complaint from July 06 but no resolution.
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-amd64/2006-July/008508.html
> I'm working on submitting a PR for this.

Can you leave APIC enabled but disable just SMP via kern.smp.disabled=1 to see 
if it boots up ok?

John Baldwin

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