Subject: Re: TR: Why Pstate could make NetBSD buggy ?
To: Jerome Loyet <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/03/2006 08:26:30
On 2-Jun-06, at 9:31 PM, Jerome Loyet wrote:
> Several persons have installed NetBSD 3.0 on those dedicated  
> servers. A  part
> has a stable installation, the other part has a buggy   
> installation. After
> investigation, the ONLY difference is the version  of the BIOS. and  
> the
> difference is:
> The Pstate has been disabled on buggy BIOS and vcore as been  
> augmented  by
> 0.1v
> The 2 BIOS are working fine on *Linux and FreeBSD but the newest is  
> not on
> NetBSD and OpenBSD
> I've tested OpenBSD and the problem is exactly the same. OpenBSD is  
> also buggy
> with this BIOS revision.

Are you booting a NetBSD kernel with ACPI support?