Re: G_RPI4 Buildkernel stops silently on RPi4

From: Mark Millard via freebsd-arm <freebsd-arm_at_freebsd.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 12:58:12 -0700
On 2021-Jun-17, at 11:06, bob prohaska <fbsd at www.zefox.net> wrote:

> I'm not sure G_RPI4 is still relevant to anybody, but a silent
> stoppage in buildkernel struck me as surprising. A retry using
> GENERIC-MMCCAM worked without trouble and is running now. 
> 
> A recent attempt to update world and kernel G_RPI4 on a Pi4 running
> 14-current stopped in buildworld, with no obvious error:
> 
> root_at_nemesis:/usr/src # tail b*.log
> ==> buildkernel.log <==
> MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX=''
> MAKESYSPATH='/usr/src/share/mk'
> MAKE_VERSION='20210206'
> PATH='/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin'
> SRCTOP='/usr/src'
> OBJTOP='/usr/obj/usr/src/arm64.aarch64'
> .MAKE.MAKEFILES='/usr/src/share/mk/sys.mk /usr/src/share/mk/local.sys.env.mk /usr/src/share/mk/src.sys.env.mk /usr/src/share/mk/bsd.mkopt.mk /usr/src/share/mk/src.sys.obj.mk /usr/src/share/mk/auto.obj.mk /usr/src/share/mk/bsd.suffixes.mk /usr/src/share/mk/local.sys.mk /usr/src/share/mk/src.sys.mk /usr/src/Makefile.inc1 /usr/src/share/mk/src.tools.mk /usr/src/share/mk/bsd.compiler.mk /usr/src/share/mk/bsd.opts.mk /usr/src/share/mk/bsd.cpu.mk /usr/src/share/mk/src.opts.mk /usr/src/share/mk/bsd.own.mk /usr/src/share/mk/bsd.linker.mk'
> .PATH='. /usr/src'
> 
> make: stopped in /usr/src
> 
> 
> There was nothing on the serial console, nor the controlling terminal.
> The sources were updated a few minutes earlier, reporting
> 
> root_at_nemesis:/usr/src # git pull
> remote: Enumerating objects: 100, done.
> remote: Counting objects: 100% (100/100), done.
> remote: Compressing objects: 100% (48/48), done.
> remote: Total 59 (delta 51), reused 18 (delta 10), pack-reused 0
> Unpacking objects: 100% (59/59), 7.13 KiB | 17.00 KiB/s, done.
> From https://git.freebsd.org/src
>   8fa5c577de..0247c33e89  main       -> origin/main
> Updating 8fa5c577de..0247c33e89
> Fast-forward
> sys/amd64/amd64/efirt_machdep.c           |   9 ++++
> sys/kern/subr_param.c                     |   6 +--
> sys/mips/conf/AR71XX_BASE                 |   1 -
> sys/mips/conf/PB92                        |   1 -
> sys/mips/conf/QCA953X_BASE                |   1 -
> sys/mips/conf/std.AR5312                  |   1 -
> sys/mips/conf/std.AR5315                  |   1 -
> sys/mips/conf/std.AR724X                  |   1 -
> sys/mips/conf/std.AR91XX                  |   1 -
> sys/mips/conf/std.AR933X                  |   1 -
> sys/mips/conf/std.AR934X                  |   1 -
> sys/mips/conf/std.MALTA                   |   1 +
> sys/mips/conf/std.QCA955X                 |   1 -
> sys/mips/conf/std.XLP                     |   1 -
> sys/tests/fib_lookup/fib_lookup.c         | 140 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------
> sys/vm/vm_page.c                          |   2 +-
> sys/vm/vm_page.h                          |   1 +
> usr.sbin/bsdconfig/include/messages.subr  |   1 +
> usr.sbin/bsdconfig/share/media/ftp.subr   |   1 +
> usr.sbin/bsdinstall/scripts/mirrorselect  |   1 +
> usr.sbin/bsnmpd/modules/snmp_pf/pf_snmp.c |   4 +-
> 21 files changed, 137 insertions(+), 40 deletions(-)
> 
> The build command was
> make -j4 -DWITH_META_MODE  buildworld > buildworld.log && make -j4  buildkernel -DWITH_META_MODE KERNCONF=G_RPI4  > buildkernel.log
> which has worked well for some months.

# ls -Tld /usr/fbsd/mm-src/sys/arm64/conf/*
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel    293 Jan 26 13:11:51 2021 /usr/fbsd/mm-src/sys/arm64/conf/DEFAULTS
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  12838 Mar  3 15:49:42 2021 /usr/fbsd/mm-src/sys/arm64/conf/GENERIC
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel    429 Jan 26 13:11:51 2021 /usr/fbsd/mm-src/sys/arm64/conf/GENERIC-MMCCAM
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel    323 Jan 26 13:11:51 2021 /usr/fbsd/mm-src/sys/arm64/conf/GENERIC-MMCCAM-NODEBUG
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel   1253 Jan 26 13:11:51 2021 /usr/fbsd/mm-src/sys/arm64/conf/GENERIC-NODEBUG
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel    840 Jan 26 13:11:51 2021 /usr/fbsd/mm-src/sys/arm64/conf/GENERIC-UP
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel     54 Jan 26 13:11:51 2021 /usr/fbsd/mm-src/sys/arm64/conf/LINT
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel   6389 Jan 26 13:11:51 2021 /usr/fbsd/mm-src/sys/arm64/conf/NOTES

But that is on system that has not been updated in some time:

merge-base: 7381bbee29df959e88ec59866cf2878263e7f3b2
merge-base: CommitDate: 2021-03-12 20:29:42 +0000
7381bbee29df (HEAD -> main, pure-src) cam: Run all XPT_ASYNC ccbs in a dedicated thread
n245444 (--first-parent --count for merge-base)

G_RPI4 seems to not be from FreeBSD's source tree.

You may have to give more context or show the contents of the
file.

> Just noticed the KERNCONF=G_RPI4, which I tried as an experiment that
> seemed to work.

That reads like you forgot the KERNCONF=G_RPI4 the first time
and the build worked when it was retried with it supplied?
(Ultimately: I'm confused.)

> The original motive was a smaller kernel, but that no
> longer seems to be the case; GENERIC-MMCCAM is ~30 kB smaller 8-) 

Was this a comparison with an older G_RPI4 build? A new rebuild
that worked?

===
Mark Millard
marklmi at yahoo.com
( dsl-only.net went
away in early 2018-Mar)
Received on Thu Jun 17 2021 - 19:58:12 UTC

Original text of this message