amd64/131314: [modules] [panic] large modules fail to load on amd64

Kenneth D. Merry ken at
Mon Dec 6 16:40:10 UTC 2010

The following reply was made to PR amd64/131314; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "Kenneth D. Merry" <ken at>
To: Andriy Gapon <avg at>
Cc: bug-followup at
Subject: Re: amd64/131314: [modules] [panic] large modules fail to load on amd64
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2010 09:11:39 -0700

 On Sun, Dec 05, 2010 at 14:19:07 +0200, Andriy Gapon wrote:
 > Ken,
 > this is an interesting problem. Are you able to reproduce it still?
 > I think that something like that should be easily debuggable.
 Unfortunately, no.  I no longer have access to the codebase that was
 generating the problem.  (It was at my previous job.)
 But, you may be able to reproduce the problem by putting a very large
 global variable/table in the kernel and see what happens.  As I
 mentioned in the bug report, I made the problem go away by taking out that
 Kenneth Merry
 ken at FreeBSD.ORG

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