FreeBSD 4.9 RC1 (i386) now available

Matthias Andree matthias.andree at
Thu Oct 2 02:51:56 PDT 2003

On Wed, 01 Oct 2003, Doug White wrote:

> > 2. at some point in time, usually around "Remaking all devices", the
> >    machine throws a handful of segfaults and boom. I'm unsure whether
> >    this might be the hardware, it's an old Cyrix MII/233 (PR300) Super7
> >    CPU in a VIA MVP3 board (PCChips M577), 32 MB PC66 + 64 MB PC100 RAM
> >    (66 MHz FSB), nothing "server-class", but it seems to be fine even
> >    under load with SuSE Linux 8.1 or 8.2 (dual-boot).
> This tends to imply hardware issues.  What kind of storage?

If Linux showed weird behaviour as well, I would not have reported this.

I'll let memtest run now to see if everything is smooth.

Storage: Local single ATA harddisk (IBM DTLA type), UDMA33, short (15"
or something) 40-pin cable, local ATAPI CD-ROM (old 36X Pioneer, using
multiword DMA with Linux).

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