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

Chris Jones cdjones at novusordo.net
Wed Nov 10 12:40:20 PST 2004

Kris Kennaway wrote:
> 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.

 From a fresh 5.3R install using the mini-install CD, I got the source 
using the RELENG_5_3 tag out of CVS, copied the GENERIC kernel 
configuration to one named ISIS, and then did a buildkernel 
KERNCONF=ISIS followed by an installkernel.  Unless there are changes 
between the 5.3R install and the RELENG_5_3 tag, this shouldn't be an 

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