pmc at citylink.dinoex.sub.org
Wed Mar 26 17:43:58 PDT 2008
On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 05:00:12PM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
! Try this patch for de(4).
Thanks fpr the reply. I'll try this patch at next reboot.
! You need to supply the panic details for the devfs
! one (I've used devfs rules w/o issue on lots of machines
! via /etc/devfs.conf).
I have found, eh, not the solution but the problem. ;)
This one: kern/89784 describes the same symptom and nearly
the same backtrace. And it is still open, so this, well, just
seems to exist. And, things being this way, I don't think
there is need for me to do any more about it for now, as
this does not really hurt and workaround is easy.
Actually, the horror is not that something does not work - the
horror is when, in an ambitiously complex setup which isn't fun
to upgrade anyway, the next pagefault derisively grins at you,
at the point when you would like to finish and go for a sleep,
or a beer - and you know there are some good friends who have
placed some web-stuff onto the machine, and you don't want to
It's a situation where one enjoys reaching a good availability,
but far from worth setting up an identical test environment
(which would be the appropriate strategy to really avoid such
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