Subject: Re: MP AS4100 hangs with 1.6?
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/20/2002 16:54:36
On Wednesday, November 20, 2002, at 04:48 PM, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>>   I've been working on a new machine last night and today.  It's an
>> AS4100 with four 466MHz 21164A procs and 1GB of RAM, an ISP1020 SCSI
>> host adapter connected to the system disk, and an FC-AL array hanging
>> off a QLA-2100 HBA.  I'm running a GENERIC.MP kernel with Essential
>> HIPPI support added.
> Does this kernel have
> options DIAGNOSTIC
> options DEBUG
> options LOCKDEBUG
> in it ?
> I found a bug in locking, which could lead to what's your 
> experiencing, and
> triggers a panic when LOCKDEBUG is enabled.

   No, my kernel didn't have those options enabled.  I'm rebuilding now 
and will let you know how things go.

   This AS4100 replaced an AS800 5/333.  I liked the '800, but this 
machine blows its doors off, even in uniprocessor mode! :-)


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