[OpenIndiana-discuss] PCIEX-8000-KP was Re: Nvidia errors on 151a4
Bryan N Iotti
ironsides.medvet at gmail.com
Wed May 9 17:00:47 UTC 2012
I was wrong on that, they went away for a couple of hours and then we
were back to square one.
I followed instructions on
to both the nvidia.conf file and the pcieb.conf in /kernel/drv.
The system has been stable for several hours now, I have monitored the
fmdump -e output often and there have been no more occurrences.
On 05/ 9/12 12:41 PM, Bryan N Iotti wrote:
> To answer my own question, I have finally solved the issue proper (I
> Turns out that in the BIOS there was a feature I knew nothing about,
> and HP never mentions.
> Turn off PCI SERR# Generation and all the fabric issues vanish.
> Hope this helps someone avoid the HELL it was to try and do anything
> while the computer was crashing hard all the time.
> On 05/ 9/12 11:13 AM, Bryan Iotti wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> The reinstall went smoothly, but upon reinstall, fmd started to complain
>> about problems with the only PCI Express x16 slot (slot 2) that holds
>> video card.
>> It is littering the error log with reports of problems with the pci
>> and it freezes up shortly thereafter. Before the reinstall, I only
>> had the
>> errors in fmdump -e, the one in fmadm faulty had gone away after
>> and cleaning the old dust-filled Quadro.
>> This is a new card in the slot, an Asus Nvidia GTX 550 Ti.
>> I have read up on the error:
>> On the Oracle blogs, it says that sometimes it's a fake, reported by fmd
>> because of a bug they suppositely fixed in Sol 10 11/08 (I think).
>> Now, my course of action was to try to disable the fmd modules
>> relating to
>> fabric and io by issuing fmadm disable io-report and fmdadm disable
>> fabric-xlate, but to no avail, it still crashed and they are reloaded on
>> reboot. I then tried to disable the fmd service in SMF. Crashed still.
>> Any clues? I know the card is mounted properly and has enough power
>> the additional cable that runs from the PSU to the accessory 6 pin plug.
>> Could it be that it's my motherboard that's kicking the can this time?
>> On May 9, 2012 9:32 AM, "Bryan Iotti"<ironsides.medvet at gmail.com>
>>> After a lot of time spent troubleshooting, only to see the crashes
>>> more frequent, I ended up having to reinstall... This time I'm starting
>>> from the 151a3 disk, not the 148 one, and I'll avoid setting
>>> esoteric paths
>>> and the like (after all, I kind of know where the software I need is
>>> and I
>>> can call it by full pathname). The old Quadro was moved to my other
>>> machine, a dual boot Fedora16/WindowsXP rig I use for firmware
>>> flashing and
>>> some light gaming.
>>> Thank you all.
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