FreeBSD 5.1-R kernel panic

Josef Karthauser joe at
Tue Jul 22 04:33:57 PDT 2003

On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 12:18:31AM +0100, Bruce Cran wrote:
> It sounds like the same or similar problem reported in the 'USB crappiness'
> thread - the system slows down, and then any command crashes the system with
> the error about kmem.  I posted a backtrace to the problem in usb_mem.c, and
> the developer has posted a temporary fix - it was a problem with bus_dma,
> it was allocating too much memory and running out of kernel memory.

That temporary fix was committed to the tree yesterday, so a
cvsup/rebuild should alleviate the symptoms.

Josef Karthauser (joe at
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