misc/90287: kernel panic on startx command

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at FreeBSD.org
Mon Dec 12 13:40:06 PST 2005

The following reply was made to PR kern/90287; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at FreeBSD.org>
To: _beastie_ <boxforsubscribe at mail.ru>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: misc/90287: kernel panic on startx command
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2005 08:01:44 +1030

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 On Monday, 12 December 2005 at 16:29:12 +0000, _beastie_ wrote:
 >> Description:
 > kernel panic, memory dump and reboot when trying to start X server
 > backtrace of the panic:
 The back trace appears to be missing.  All we have is:
 > #0  doadump () at pcpu.h:165
 > 165             __asm __volatile("movl %%fs:0,%0" : "=r" (td));
 This tells us that the system is currently preparing to dump core.
 The interesting information is about 5 stack frames further down.
 >> How-To-Repeat:
 > try to start X server
 That doesn't help anybody else repeat it.  Does this happen to you
 every time?
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