[CentOS] Centos 5.4 and TYAN s4985 motherboard....

Dave Stevens geek at uniserve.com
Tue Jan 5 00:21:52 UTC 2010

On Monday 04 January 2010 07:09:32 am Tom Bishop wrote:
> Was wondering if anyone has any luck with the Tyan s4985 motherboard, I had
> loaded up the latest 5.4 release and in installed most everything that I
> wanted but when I loaded it up, as in processor wise it would lock up.
> Funny thing I could still ssh to it but not do a su - or anything from the
> console.  I think it is kernel related and tried the previous kernel but it
> still exhibited the same symptom.  The only thing I saw in the log was a
> message about a soft lockup on cpu0, there is a open bug for that but from
> the description doesn't appear to cause any issues.  I am running 4 opteron
> 8356 just for clarification....

is your BIOS up to date?


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