Subject: Re: SMP stability issues
To: Byron Servies <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 11/12/2006 18:33:21
On Sun, Nov 12, 2006 at 08:55:21AM -0800, Byron Servies wrote:
> I'm not saying this is your problem, but a few years ago I had a VP6
> that worked in single CPU mode but not dual with NetBSD 1.6.
> Eventually, after having it lock up periodically, I gave up and ran
> it as a single CPU machine. That lasted a couple of months before
> the CPU0 socket failed entirely and the machine stopped booting at all.
> No smoke. No noise. The board/cpu was just plain bad, and there was
> no indication before it let go for good that this was the case.
I don't think it's a broken board in my case; all the apollo-pro based
dual-PIII motherboard I tried shows this behavior.
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference