6.1-RELEASE / 6.2 Kernel Crash...
dave at horsfall.org
Wed Dec 27 15:46:43 PST 2006
On Wed, 27 Dec 2006, Mike Meyer wrote:
> I had an 11/750 that ran BSD 4.2 for years with no problems. When I
> tried to upgrade it to BSD 4.3, it would reliably panic in namei during
> the boot process. We had about a dozen 750s, and this was our test
> machine - so none of them were going to be upgraded until this got
> fixed, deadline or no.
Heh. We had a PDP-11/40 running Edition 6, and it was unable to use the
"overlapped seeks" feature of the RK-11 controller, so of course Unix got
blamed by DEC. Turned out that DEC OSs (RSX, RSTS etc) never used that
feature, and an FCO was necessary to fix it.
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