Subject: Re: dual-core amd64 seems to work ok with todays -current
To: Harry Waddell <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/23/2005 00:27:48
do you know what exactly is fixed? is it amd64 specific or not?

i have dual CPU PII/400 machine that can't work fine with NetBSD with 2 
CPUs for a longer time. crash sooner or later.

> I previously sent mail about problems I was having with
> a dual core amd64 system using an ASUS A8V deluxe motherboard.
> About 3 weeks ago, it wouldn't work, but with todays -current
> it seems to be humming along nicely.
> It doesn't boot the GENERIC.MP kernel, but works fine with a kernel
> config like this one with ACPI.
> include "arch/amd64/conf/GENERIC.MP"
> options         LOCKDEBUG
> options         MPDEBUG
> options         MPVERBOSE
> #options        DEBUG
> options         MPACPI          # configure CPUs and APICs using ACPI
> acpi0           at mainbus?
> # ACPI devices
> acpiacad*       at acpi?                # ACPI AC Adapter
> acpibat*        at acpi?                # ACPI Battery
> ...
> After my previous mail about problems, I wanted to send this message so that
> the archives would contain this updated info.
> Harry Waddell
> Caravan Electronic Publishing