Failed update

Richard Mahlerwein mahlerrd at
Sun Aug 9 14:23:08 UTC 2009

In upgrading 7.1-PRELEASE to -stable, all seemed fine until I rebooted out of single user mode after doing make installworld and mergemaster.

Now I get to devd and it dies.  I've copied down what's on screen and typed it here.

starting devd.

Fatal trap 12: page fault while in kernel mode.
cpu id = 0; apic id = 00
fault virtual address = 0x3030313a
fault code = supervisor write, page not present
current process = 355 (devd)


What critical step did I miss?  Single user mode seems OK, and I can mount the drives (though right now it'll tell me to fsck, since I just hard crashed).  I have not tried to cycle this thing much, for fear of trashing something further, but I did at least try one reboot.  Same issue.

(and yes, I'll be researching this myself, but I thought I'd get this message out there sooner rather than later...)

Rich Mahlerwein
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