Subject: Re: SMP On Dell Power Edge 1850
To: Bob Pearson <>
From: John R. Shannon <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/25/2004 05:57:10
I'm using a dual Xeon workstation:
$ dmesg
NetBSD 2.0_RC4 (KERNEL) #1: Fri Oct  8 05:30:25 MDT 2004
total memory = 2047 MB
avail memory = 1998 MB
BIOS32 rev. 0 found at 0xfd6d0
mainbus0 (root)
mainbus0: Intel MP Specification (Version 1.4) (         PLACER CRB  )
cpu0 at mainbus0: apid 0 (boot processor)
cpu0: Intel Xeon (686-class), 2799.37 MHz, id 0xf25
cpu0: features bfebfbff<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,PAE,MCE,CX8,APIC,SEP,MTRR>
cpu0: features bfebfbff<PGE,MCA,CMOV,PAT,PSE36,CFLUSH,DS,ACPI,MMX>
cpu0: features bfebfbff<FXSR,SSE,SSE2,SS,HTT,TM,SBF>
cpu0: I-cache 12K uOp cache 8-way, D-cache 8 KB 64B/line 4-way
cpu0: L2 cache 512 KB 64B/line 8-way
cpu0: ITLB 4K/4M: 128 entries
cpu0: DTLB 4K/4M: 64 entries
cpu0: calibrating local timer
cpu0: apic clock running at 133 MHz
cpu0: 16 page colors
cpu1 at mainbus0: apid 6 (application processor)
cpu1: starting
cpu1: Intel Xeon (686-class), 2799.22 MHz, id 0xf25
cpu1: features bfebfbff<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,PAE,MCE,CX8,APIC,SEP,MTRR>
cpu1: features bfebfbff<PGE,MCA,CMOV,PAT,PSE36,CFLUSH,DS,ACPI,MMX>
cpu1: features bfebfbff<FXSR,SSE,SSE2,SS,HTT,TM,SBF>
cpu1: I-cache 12K uOp cache 8-way, D-cache 8 KB 64B/line 4-way
cpu1: L2 cache 512 KB 64B/line 8-way
cpu1: ITLB 4K/4M: 128 entries
cpu1: DTLB 4K/4M: 64 entries

On Monday 25 October 2004 05:48 am, Bob Pearson wrote:
> Has anyone successfully gotten -current or NetBSD 2.0 rc4 working with this
> dual Xeon system? I cannot get a config that works for it though it works
> just fine when configed as a Uniprocessor.
> Does anyone know if this has some strange boot hardware?
> Thanks.
> Best Regards,


John R. Shannon