Booting of snapshot-iso on SUN Fire V280R

Marius Strobl marius at
Wed Nov 12 11:44:46 PST 2008

On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 06:04:07PM +0100, Michael Moll wrote:
> Hi Marius,
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 11:27:44PM +0100, Marius Strobl wrote:
> > Could you please give the patch at:
> >
> > a try with that machine? The patch implements the consistent
> > DMA syncing required for devices behind PCI-PCI, f.e. your
> > HMEs, for Schizo version >= 5. I.e. please test, whether
> > the machine still boots with the patch in place and using
> > a HME just works and increases the vec566: pcib0 counter
> > (I hope I got the numbers right; well, see `vmstat -i`
> > for pcib interrupts).
> Seems all fine, I attached verbose bootmessages. I tried one HME
> interface and it seems to work, counters increase also:

Thanks you very much for testing! How annoying is testing
patches on this machine for you? At some point in time
I'll have another one to try with a version >= 5 Schizo,
which won't require additional hardware like your QFE
card though, so I could also bug someone else then...


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