pyunyh at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 18:08:53 UTC 2009
On Tue, Dec 08, 2009 at 10:52:07AM +0900, Yoshiaki Kasahara wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Dec 2009 10:43:01 -0800,
> Pyun YongHyeon <pyunyh at gmail.com> said:
> >> before I replaced vge(4). I guess the system froze while initializing
> >> vge(4), but I'm not really sure actually.
> > Yes, that's also possible. But I can't explain how the patch can
> > freeze the box. Another user also reported the similar vge(4) issue
> > in private mail and tried the same patch and he could successfully
> > boot with patched vge(4). Unfortunately the issue does not seem to
> > fix his issue. I'm still working on it.
> >> What can I do to narrow the cause of problems? Is it useful to build
> >> kernel with options KDB and DDB?
> > Yes.
> Ok, now I'm ready to boot a DDB enabled kernel to try kernel debugging
> on my PC. I can't read email during debugging my PC under current
> configuration, so could you please tell me any specific instructions
> to collect information you need? I'm reading the Handbook now, but I'm
> not very sure...
Sorry, another user also reported similar problem in my patch. I
have to look closely before doing any further testing. Since I've
ordered the controller I would get access to hardware in near
future. I'll let you know when I have a working patch.
> Yoshiaki Kasahara
> Research Institute for Information Technology, Kyushu University
> kasahara at nc.kyushu-u.ac.jp
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