gnokii on FreeBSD 6.0 and Dell PE 2850

Helge.Oldach at Helge.Oldach at
Fri Mar 24 11:14:47 UTC 2006

> Mar 22 08:41:38 nefarian kernel: sio0: 2 more silo overflows (total

This is often related to interrupt contention. Probably your new machine
the IRQ of /dev/cuad0 with other devices. If another device hangs on the
IRQ for
too long, the cuad0 silo will overflow and you are losing characters,
probably cause the gnokii conversation with the phone to fail. Try
tweaking your 
BIOS so that cuad0 doesn't share interrupts.

I've seen other suggestions, such as fiddling with HZ and modifying
sio.c but
this one is probably the simplest.


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