Ryzen issues on FreeBSD ? (with sort of workaround)

Nimrod Levy nimrodl at gmail.com
Sun Apr 22 11:04:12 UTC 2018

And of course now that we say something about it, I get a lockup


On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 7:48 AM Nimrod Levy <nimrodl at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm really glad to see that I'm not the only one still interested in this
> thread.  I don't really have anything new to contribute. I've been getting
> about a week or so uptime out of my box. My habit has been to see if it
> hangs, then reboot and rebuild latest stable and reboot and run that for a
> while. Although now that this thread pops back up, I just realized it's
> been 2 weeks since the last cycle. I don't trust it yet, but I've seen
> clear improvement since this started.
> On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 7:18 AM Pete French <petefrench at ingresso.co.uk>
> wrote:
>> So, resurrecting the thread from a few weeks ago, as I finally found
>> time yesterday to out together the Ryzen machine I bought the parts for in
>> Jaunary (busy year at work....). All went smoothl;y, checked it
>> booted up, used it for 15 minutes, was impressed by the speed and went
>> home.
>> ...and by the time I got home, an hour or so later, it had locked up hard.
>> I was somewhat dissapointed, as I had seen various fixes go in,. and had
>> hoped
>> the issues were fixed. This morning I have booted the machine back up,
>> tweaking the BIOPS to do things mentioned in this thread, viz:
>>         Disable Turbo Boost
>>         Disable SMT
>>         Disable global C-states
>> The memory was already ruunning correctly at 2133 (though I have locked
>> that
>> in the BIOS too) and I was already using kern.eventtimer.periodic=1, so
>> the lockup was not related to those. Its the latest BIOS, and a -STABLE
>> build from yesterday.
>> I suspect it will now be stable, but I was wondering if anyone was any
>> further
>> forward on working out which of the settings above are the ones which
>> 'fix'
>> the issue - or indeed if its really fixed, by them or just made far less
>> likely
>> to happen.
>> Anyone got any more comments on this ?
>> cheers,
>> -pete.
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