misc/73757: vinum fails to load from rc.conf and kernel panics; works fine if started after boot

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Wed Nov 10 11:13:11 PST 2004

On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 08:10:30AM +0000, Chris Jones wrote:

>  Hi, Ruslan --- I tried adding 'vinum_load="YES"' into my 
>  /boot/loader.conf, as errata.html suggests, but this didn't help with 
>  getting vinum to load properly; I still got trap 12 on booting. 
>  Unfortunately, I don't have the exact addresses for the {instruction, 
>  stack, frame} pointers from that attempt handy at the moment, but I'll 
>  send them your way as soon as possible.

I see from your original message that you compiled your own kernel,
suggesting you upgraded from source from a previous installation.
Make sure your vinum.ko is up-to-date; you'll often get this kind of
failure if you try and load an old module with a new kernel.


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