[regression] loader stalls on compressed module
naylor.b.david at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 09:24:53 UTC 2009
It appears that recently (~6 months) loader can no longer load compressed
kernel objects (gzipped) . This regression is present on both FreeBSD-8 and -
This can be reproduced by doing:
# cd /boot/kernel ; gzip -9 unionfs.ko
(Choose option 6 from loader and enter: load unionfs)
I have experienced this on both i386 and amd64. It appears that loader can
handle a compressed generic kernel (and maybe other modules).
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