PAE removal patch for testing
mike at sentex.net
Tue Aug 26 04:56:40 PDT 2003
What do your panic's look like ? Do you have a crash dump with debug kernel ?
At 10:30 PM 25/08/2003 -0700, Mike Harding wrote:
>I did just get a crash after doing the 'short' patch - I am reverting
>to Aug. 7 code...
>- Mike H.
> > > Mike Tancsa wrote:
> > > > At 04:51 PM 25/08/2003 -0500, Mike Silbersack wrote:
> > > >
> > > > >Right now, anyone who is experiencing problems should definitely
> try that
> > > > >short patch which Mike Tancsa said works for him and confirm
> whether or
> > > > >not it fixes the issue on their system.
> > > >
> > > > The 2 servers I am running it on both have been stable since
> applying it.
> > > > ns4% uptime
> > > > 9:58PM up 2 days, 4:27, 2 users, load averages: 0.02, 0.03, 0.05
> > > > ns4%
> > > >
> > > > would have rebooted several times by now. The other machine is also
> > > > stable. Both are quite busy mail routers. One also runs
> spamassassin via a
> > > > milter.
> > >
> > > This change matches -current and should probably be committed ASAP.
> > I've reviewed it as well and it definitely is a bug that needs to be
> > ASAP. Basically, the pmap_remove code in -stable doesn't handle the case of
> > crossing a page table boundry properly. If the next page table page isn't
> > currently mapped, then the kernel will [fatally] fault when trying to
> > it.
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