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Re: Blade 2000 stability

On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 03:23:41PM +0200, BERTRAND Joël wrote:
>       Hello,
>       I have installed NetBSD (from daily snapshot) on a Blade 2000. I 
>       have seen that Blade 2000 (with USIII) was stable, but I have seen a 
> lot of 
> stability issues. Randomly, this server hangs without any message (log 
> or console). Kernel doesn't panic, but seems to enter in a deadlock 
> (console doesn't respond anymore, network connections are closed...).

There are some PCI root bridge issues still unresolved, but they usually
cause the machine to reset instead of hanging.

You could try a kernel with DIAGNOSTIC/DEBUG/LOCK_DEBUG added (slow!), and
see if this catches anything. Do you have a special workload to trigger the

>       Other question : does NetBSD adjust CPU frequency ? I have found 
> information about acpi drivers, but nothing about a sparc64 driver.

No, is it even possible on that hardware?

Also make sure you have Julian's latest changes to dev/tda.c, it will make
an audible difference on Blade 1000/2000.


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