Oct 13 spontaneous reboot
ups at tree.com
Wed Oct 13 11:40:26 PDT 2004
My fault - I am currently testing a fix.
This is a bug if SMP is not defined in the config file.
As a work around you can either define SMP or try the attached patch.
On Wed, 2004-10-13 at 13:31, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2004-10-13 14:41, Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > I had updated my source tree yesterday afternoon and everything worked.
> > Today's CURRENT spontaneously reboots every time I try to start firefox.
> > I have KDB in my kernel config and I can enter the debugger before I
> > start X11 with CTRL-ALT-ESC, but when firefox starts the next thing
> > that's visible on my screen is the BIOS startup.
> > I'll try narrowing down this to a specific time since yesterday noon, by
> > updating my sources to '2004/10/12 12:00:00 UTC' which was the last
> > version I know that worked and move in steps up to today's CURRENT, but
> > I just wanted to let everyone know that something seems very broken here.
> The kernel as of -D '2004/10/12 12:00:00' works fine.
> I have a faint suspicion that these two commits are the cause of the
> instant reboots that firefox triggers on uniprocessor machines. I'm
> building a kernel now updated with the sources of:
> -D '2004/10/12 16:47:00'
> and revision 1.100 of src/sys/kern/kern_switch.c that phk committed a
> few hours later.
> - Giorgos
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