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SubjectRe: [SOLVED] PROBLEM: Alpha SMP Low Outbound Bandwidth
On Monday 28 May 2001 13:45, Jay Thorne wrote:
> Problem solved, thanks to the rawhide patch from Richard Henderson
> (rth@twiddle.net) posted on Sunday. Performance is ~10megs/second both
> directions, using tulip, de4x5 or via-rhine.

Well Done, Richard.

>
> Using 2.4.4-ac15 it works fine. I'm now trying 2.4.5
>
> Andrea, 2.4.5aa1 oopses just after probing the scsi cards. I've tried
> the 2.4.4 series aa patches and had similar failure on boot.
>
> Its too fast to see the error, so I'm building a serial console version
> to capture it. Is an easy way to tell an alpha to stop dead so I can
> copy the oops?

try adding 'console=ttyS0,9600 console=tty0' to the comand line args passed
to the kernel at boot time. if you are using SRM and aboot, 'b <dev> -fl i'
followed by the 'l' command, then a 'b' command.

regards,


--George
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