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Date:      Sun, 19 May 2013 08:51:26 -0700
From:      Dennis Glatting <freebsd@pki2.com>
To:        Tijl Coosemans <tijl@coosemans.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: More than 32 CPUs under 8.4-P
Message-ID:  <1368978686.16472.25.camel@btw.pki2.com>
In-Reply-To: <51989FDA.5070302@coosemans.org>
References:  <1368897188.16472.19.camel@btw.pki2.com> <51989FDA.5070302@coosemans.org>

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On Sun, 2013-05-19 at 11:48 +0200, Tijl Coosemans wrote:
> On 2013-05-18 19:13, Dennis Glatting wrote:
> > I have a 4x16=64 core server running FreeBSD 8.4-P but only two of the
> > CPUs (2x16=32) are enabled. Enabling the other 32 isn't as simple as
> > changing MAXCPU in param.h (apparently) and recompiling.
> > 
> > What do I need to do to enable the other 32 cores?
> 
> Try FreeBSD 9.x. MAXCPU is 64 there.
> 

Not an option. 

ZFS hangs on multi-socket systems (Tyan, Supermicro) under 9.1. ZFS does
not hang under 8.4. This (and one other 4 socket) is a production
system.










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