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 12:44:32 PST 2004

On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 01:40:17PM -0700, Chris Jones wrote:
> 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 
> issue....

I think there have been some changes, so just to be sure you should
proceed as above.


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