Sporadic 9.0-RC2 boot-time panic
mandrews at bit0.com
Tue Dec 13 20:39:36 UTC 2011
On Wed, 7 Dec 2011, Mike Andrews wrote:
> On 12/5/11 9:39 PM, Mike Andrews wrote:
>> On 12/1/2011 6:03 PM, Mike Andrews wrote:
>>> On 11/28/11 5:48 PM, Ronald Klop wrote:
>>>> On Mon, 28 Nov 2011 23:37:27 +0100, Mike Andrews <mandrews at bit0.com>
>>>>> *Sometimes* when booting 9.0-RC2 on *some* of my machines, I'll get
>>>>> one of the following two panics during multiuser startup, usually
>>>>> while running the /usr/local/etc/rc.d scripts. (The instruction
>>>>> pointer is always exactly one of these two, and they look fairly
>>>>> related.) If after two or three reboots it manages to not panic, the
>>>>> system will run perfectly stable.
>> FYI this is still happening on 9.0-RC3 -- r228247 to be precise.
>> It only seems to be happening on one particular model of motherboard
>> (Supermicro X8STi-F) but it is happening on several identical machines with
>> them -- running on several other (mostly Supermicro) boards is just fine,
>> including at least one with the exact same 82574L NICs.
>> Whoever's wanting to work on this, contact me off-list to get some more up
>> to date console logs and the kernel config.
> ...or just look at the newly opened kern/163117 PR.
...or wait and hope r228386 and r228387 fix it, though I doubt they'll get
merged before release. I will see about finding test hardware that I can
run -current on.
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