6.1-RELEASE / 6.2 Kernel Crash...

Jan Knepper jan at digitaldaemon.com
Wed Dec 27 04:40:02 PST 2006

Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 26, 2006 at 08:24:12PM -0500, Jan Knepper wrote:
>> Tried that and started
>> dd if=/dev/ad4 if=/dev/ad6 bs=1m
>> Kernel went in panic and automatic reboot in about an hour... <sigh>
>> It gets worse... when it does reboot the disk drive will not show in the 
>> BIOS, nor does FreeBSD recognize it during boot. The system actually has 
>> to be turned off to reset the drive...
>> This is bad...
>> Any other suggestions?
> Sounds like a bug in the support for your ATA hardware, or your
> hardware is broken.  The very least you'll need to do is to obtain a
> crashdump and debugging backtrace (see the developers handbook) and CC
> it to sos@
Will start working on that (or downgrade to 5.5)... I am testing that 
and I think although I have not found a documented way of doing that it 
can be done.


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