kern/109486: Kernel panic after floppy boot for 6.0 to 6.2
kris at obsecurity.org
Sun Mar 11 09:40:10 UTC 2007
The following reply was made to PR kern/109486; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org>
To: Erich Schulman <iylan at bellsouth.net>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: kern/109486: Kernel panic after floppy boot for 6.0 to 6.2 upgrade
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2007 05:39:25 -0400
On Sat, Feb 24, 2007 at 12:09:24PM +0000, Erich Schulman wrote:
> FreeBSD galaxia 6.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE #0: Thu Nov 3 09:36:13 UTC 2005 root at x64.samsco.home:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
> I initially installed 6.0 because I got a like problem with 6.1. Now that 6.2 is out, I tried to upgrade to it.
> I get the following error:
> Fatal trap 12: page fault while in kernel mode
> fault virtual address = 0xb5
> fault code = supervisor read, page not present
> instruction pointer = 0x20:0xc07e2f88
> stack pointer = 0x28:0xc1020b8c
> frame pointer = 0x28:0xc1020b8c
> code segment = base 0x0, limit 0xfffff, type 0x1b
> = DPL 0, pres 1, def32 1, gran 1
> processor eflags = interrupt enabled, resume, IOPL=0
> current process = 0 ()
> trap number = 12
> panic: page fault
> Uptime: 1s
> This problem occurs with 6.1 and 6.2 boot floppies (text above from 6.2). The 6.0 boot floppies have always worked ok.
> Boot from the boot floppy and kern 1-3 floppies. When the menu arrives, allow default choice. Kernel panic occurs.
You tried different floppies to rule out media errors, right? If so,
can you boot a 6.2 kernel that you install by hand?
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