diskless panic with new interrupt code

John Baldwin jhb at FreeBSD.org
Mon Nov 10 10:47:06 PST 2003


On 10-Nov-2003 John Hay wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> My old diskless dual Pentium I 100MHz system does not like the latest
> code. I use etherboot to boot it. I have tried both an UP and SMP kernel
> but it panic in the same way. Looking at the low address values, it
> looks as if it happens very early. Maybe something depends on the
> loader initializing things nowadays? A kernel of about 2 weeks ago
> did boot without a problem, even an SMP one.
> 
> On bootup this is what I see:
> 
>#########################################
> WARNING: loader(8) metadata is missing!
> instruction pointer   = 0x0:0xa00
> stack pointer         = 0x0:0xffe
> frame pointer         = 0x0:0x0
> code segment          = base 0x0, limit 0x0, type 0x0
>                       = DPL 0, pres 0, def32 0, gran 0
> processor eflags      = interrupt enabled, vm86, IOPL = 0
> current process               = 0 ()
> kernel: type 30 trap, code=0
> Stopped at    0xa00:  cli
> db>
>#########################################

Just do a continue for now until I get a workaround for this done.

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