DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2008-11
DragonFly BSD
DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2008-11
[Date Prev][Date Next]  [Thread Prev][Thread Next]  [Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Interrupt routing and friends ...

From: Bill Hacker <wbh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2008 22:36:13 +0800

rg> <20081109131723.GB11781@britannica.bec.de>
In-Reply-To: <20081109131723.GB11781@britannica.bec.de>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8; format=flowed
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Lines: 36
Message-ID: <4916f562$0$882$415eb37d@crater_reader.dragonflybsd.org>
X-Trace: 1226241378 crater_reader.dragonflybsd.org 882
Xref: crater_reader.dragonflybsd.org dragonfly.kernel:13234

Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 09, 2008 at 12:23:31PM +0800, Bill Hacker wrote:
>> - taking the all-too-ubiquitous Intel ICH7 thru 9 family - (Tyan, Asus,  
>> GigaByte Core-D/Core-2 MB), FreeBSD had been erratic to the point of  
>> requiring either staying with older releases AND NOT 'STABLE', OR  
>> disconnecting from that onboard chipset and moving the drives to  
>> SiliconImage add-on controllers. Both PATA and SATA drives.
> That sounds more like a bug in the ATA code and not the interrupt
> routing.

ACK. T'would certainly seem so - but IIRC that is not where the fix was 
needed.  Been over a year since I still cared much, so stale info now...

>> - Likewise a period where there were problems introduced w/r Broadcom  
>> GigE NIC chipsets that had not been problematic in earlier versions.
>> - parallel port drivers that did not work were not on our radar  
>> (rackmount servers..)
> Same for both.
> Joerg

Parport was a one-off. Had been broken for a longish time.

Broadcom NIC's had worked in 6-PRE thru 6.2 REL, then been broken.

Bit of good news, OTOH.

As of an hour or two ago, - 8-CURRENT has loaded on a 'white bread' 
Lenovo 3000 G400 and is using everything but the WiFi and modem.

I still have a slice left, so will go off and see if DragonFly likes 
that machine....

[Date Prev][Date Next]  [Thread Prev][Thread Next]  [Date Index][Thread Index]