Subject: Re: Resolving NForce4 ACPI issue - thanks
To: David Brownlee , <>
From: Frank G Logan, III <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/03/2006 11:58:54
I'll work on it.
Mail to Tyan and AIC to follow.

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> From: David Brownlee <>
> Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 19:40:09 +0100 (BST)
> To: "Frank G Logan, III" <>, <>
> Cc: <>, <>,
> <>
> Subject: Re: Resolving NForce4 ACPI issue - thanks
> On Mon, 3 Apr 2006, Frank G Logan, III wrote:
>> Wasabi and AMD may be able to help here.  What exactly is desired to help
>> Frank on this?  We can probably get a couple of Tyan boards and processors
>> if someone can tell us which ones are best..
> Well the goal was to get Frank an NForce4 based amd64 board,
> dual core procssor, and memory, so he could debug the ACPI
> routing issues and SMP issues directly. I have an order
> placed which I'm quite happy to amend if wasabi want to
> provide all or part of a system.
> Wasaba had been a little quiet around here recently - I'm
> very glad to see them more visibly offering to contribute
> to NetBSD again :)
> Note, the best person to answer these questions is Frank,
> any suggestions I make are by their very nature based on
> less knowledge.
> Having said that, most of the NForce4 boards tend to be
> 939 socket based 4GB max consumer boards, which is why the
> Asus A8N-VM - MicroATX, 4 SATA, gigabit ethernet & onboard
> VGA. If you're picking something from Tyan then maybe the
> Tomcat K8E-SLI would have some similarities.
> After that a good larger memory capable board, maybe a
> Tiger K8WE, with two procs and a good chunk of memory.
> Though the best idea would be to send a mail direct to
> Frank with a list of what you would be happy to provide,
> which could be "One single and one dual core board from
>, the CPUs,
> and a 12GB of memory"
> If you are going to do this I would be extremely grateful
> if you could manage to let me know reasonably quickly as
> that could give me the option to amend my order slightly
> to maybe get a different board or CPU combination to
> compliment your selection.
> Thanks again for the offer and continued support of NetBSD.
> -- 
> David/absolute       -- No hype required --