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Re: Interrupt issues with amd64 and an IXSystems 1U server (5.1)

On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 12:12:54PM -0700, Brian Buhrow wrote:
>       Hello.  I've got anew system I'm building where I have interrupt
> issues with with the GENERIC kernel. This is an amd64 system with
> NetBSD-5.1 with sources as of about 3 weeks ago.
>       The INSTALL kernel works fine, but when I boot the GENERIC kernel, the
> ethernet doesn't work.  I get a bunch of device timeout messages.  Both the
> INSTALL and GENERIC kernels are  built from the same 5.1 sources.
>       Anyone have ideas on why the INSTALL kernel works fine, but the
> GENERIC kernel does not?  They look to be the same to me in so far as  the
> INSTALL config includes the GENERIC config.  I rebuilt the GENERIC kernel
> to turn off MTRR       support, as the INSTALL kernel does, but that doesn't
> help, though it does remove the FIXME message about there being too many
> MTRR devices on the system.

Did you try to diff the dmesg of working and non-working kernels ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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