Subject: Re: netbsd & amd64
To: Ron Roskens <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 11/22/2003 16:09:55
On Sat, Nov 22, 2003 at 03:59:44PM +0100, Ron Roskens wrote:
> * GENERIC does not work for this MB. I had to add ACPI and
>   the add the 3com 3c940 (sk) driver to the config.
>   dmesg & kernel conf attached.

I have added sk/skc to the GENERIC config file. What didn't work
without ACPI?

> * While running a bulk build of pkgsrc on the box, I happened
>   to notice that the system cpu time was "high" (>20%). I tried
>   compiling a kernel with profiling, but machine would reset
>   before printing the copyright. [vmstat -v -w5 output attached]

Well, that may not be unusual. Profiling the kernel may not work
at all, it has simply not been tested. I'll add that to my todo
list (I forgot about it..)

> * fefe benchmarks.
>   forkbench causes the system to reset, no panic.

I'll have a look at that one.

- Frank