Hi Christopher, > If my reading of the mailing list is correct, no more > patches are needed to rebuild world and kernel on powerpc, > right? Yep, that's right. The KTR_COMPILE line needs to be commented out: it causes the GEOM code to do stack backtraces. You'll find the same problem (feature?) on all archs. #options KTR_COMPILE=0xffffffff later, Peter.