Problems on a Netra T1 105 using FreeBSD 5.2.1

Jörg Reisenweber jr at
Mon Jul 26 02:48:08 PDT 2004


we are having problems with the installation of 5.2.1 on a Netra T1  
105. dmesg output:

Copyright (c) 1992-2004 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 5.2.1-RELEASE #0: Tue Feb 24 07:47:33 GMT 2004
     root at
Preloaded elf kernel "/boot/kernel/kernel" at 0xc0452000.
Timecounter "tick" frequency 440027828 Hz quality 0
real memory  = 536870912 (512 MB)
avail memory = 505610240 (482 MB)
cpu0: Sun Microsystems UltraSparc-IIi Processor (440.03 MHz CPU)
nexus0: <OpenFirmware Nexus device>
pcib0: <U2P UPA-PCI bridge> on nexus0
pcib0: Sabre, impl 0, version 0, ign 0x7c0, bus A
pcib0: [FAST]
pcib0: [FAST]
DVMA map: 0xc0000000 to 0xc3ffffff
pci0: <OFW PCI bus> on pcib0
pcib1: <APB PCI-PCI bridge> at device 1.1 on pci0
pci1: <OFW PCI bus> on pcib1
ebus0: revision 0x01
ebus0: <PCI-EBus2 bridge> mem  
0xf1000000-0xf17fffff,0xf0000000-0xf0ffffff at device 1.0 on pci1
ebus0: <auxio> addr  
-0x140072a003,0x1400728000-0x1400728003,0x1400726000-0x1400726003 (no  
driver attached)
ebus0: <power> addr 0x1400724000-0x1400724003 irq 37 (no driver  
ebus0: <SUNW,pll> addr 0x1400504000-0x1400504002 (no driver attached)
ebus0: <su> addr 0x14003803f8-0x14003803ff irq 28 (no driver attached)
ebus0: <su> addr 0x14003602f8-0x14003602ff irq 20 (no driver attached)
ebus0: <ecpp> addr  
-0x1400340287 irq 34 (no driver attached)
ebus0: <fdthree> addr  
-0x14003203f7 irq 39 (no driver attached)
eeprom0: <EBus EEPROM/clock> addr 0x1400000000-0x1400001fff on ebus0
eeprom0: model mk48t59
eeprom0: hostid 80c251b0
ebus0: <flashprom> addr 0x1000000000-0x10000fffff (no driver attached)
ebus0: <watchdog> addr 0x1400200000-0x140020003f irq 4 (no driver  
ebus0: <display7seg> addr 0x1400200040 (no driver attached)
ebus0: <beeper> addr 0x1400722000-0x1400722003 (no driver attached)
ebus0: <flashprom> addr 0x1000400000-0x10005fffff (no driver attached)
ebus0: <flashprom> addr 0x1000800000-0x10009fffff (no driver attached)
ebus0: <i2c> addr 0x1400600000-0x1400600003 irq 40 (no driver attached)
ebus0: <i2c> addr 0x1400100000-0x1400100003 irq 27 (no driver attached)
ebus0: <SUNW,lom> addr 0x1400400000-0x1400400063 (no driver attached)
hme0: <Sun HME 10/100 Ethernet> mem 0xe0000000-0xe0007fff at device 1.1  
on pci1
hme0: Ethernet address: 08:00:20:c2:51:b0
miibus0: <MII bus> on hme0
ukphy0: <Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface> on miibus0
ukphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
ukphy1: <Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface> on miibus0
ukphy1:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
sym0: <875> port 0xc00000-0xc000ff mem  
0xe000a000-0xe000afff,0xe0008000-0xe00080ff at device 2.0 on pci1
sym0: No NVRAM, ID 7, Fast-20, SE, parity checking
hme1: <Sun HME 10/100 Ethernet> mem 0xe0010000-0xe0017fff at device 3.1  
on pci1
hme1: Ethernet address: 08:00:20:c2:51:b0
miibus1: <MII bus> on hme1
ukphy2: <Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface> on miibus1
ukphy2:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
pcib2: <APB PCI-PCI bridge> at device 1.0 on pci0
pci2: <OFW PCI bus> on pcib2
pcib3: <OFW PCI-PCI bridge> at device 1.0 on pci2
pci3: <OFW PCI bus> on pcib3
atapci0: <CMD 646 WDMA2 controller> port  
at device 14.0 on pci3
pcib3: slot 14 INTA is routed to irq 2
atapci0: [MPSAFE]
ata2: at 0x1000 on atapci0
ata2: [MPSAFE]
ata3: at 0x1010 on atapci0
ata3: [MPSAFE]
Timecounters tick every 10.000 msec
Waiting 15 seconds for SCSI devices to settle
GEOM: create disk da0 dp=0xfffff8002faf5868
GEOM: create disk da1 dp=0xfffff80000812868
da0 at sym0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
da0: <SEAGATE ST318203LSUN18G 034A> Fixed Direct Access SCSI-2 device
da0: 40.000MB/s transfers (20.000MHz, offset 15, 16bit), Tagged  
Queueing Enabled
da0: 17274MB (35378533 512 byte sectors: 255H 63S/T 2202C)
da1 at sym0 bus 0 target 1 lun 0
da1: <IBM IC35L018UCDY10-0 S23C> Fixed Direct Access SCSI-3 device
da1: 40.000MB/s transfers (20.000MHz, offset 16, 16bit), Tagged  
Queueing Enabled
da1: 17501MB (35843670 512 byte sectors: 255H 63S/T 2231C)
Mounting root from ufs:/dev/da0a

We are currently using this machine for Typo3, a php-based Content  
Management System.

Every few days the machine seems to hang. The machine is still pingable  
but nothing else works. Even the console screen stays black. A hard  
reset is all that helps...

We browsed the log files but didn't find anything useful to solve the  

Are there any known such issues with FreeBSD 5.2.1 on a Netra T1 105 or  
do you have any clues?

Thank you in advance and best regards,
Ecce Terram GmbH			Jörg Reisenweber
Edewechter Landstr. 42		Systemintegration
26131 Oldenburg				Tel.: 0441-500120
jr at			Fax: 0441-5001229

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