Found a problem with new source code

Bruce Evans bde at
Tue Nov 11 08:39:18 PST 2003

On Mon, 10 Nov 2003, Jason wrote:

> I just wanted to let someone know that my buildworld fails at
> /usr/src/sys/boot/i386/boot2/boot2.c at line 362.  I get an undefined
> error for RB_BOOTINFO, by adding #define RB_BOOTINFO 0x1f it worked.

Sorry, I broke it last night.  it is now fixed.

> Also it failed at sendmail.fc or something, I don't use send mail so I
> just did not build it.  It looks like someone already reported the
> device apic problem.  I just tryed option smp and device apic on my
> single proc athlon, panic on boot unless I chose no apic or is it no
> acpi(?) at boot.
> By the way, why adding the smp options do any good for my machine?  I
> mostly care about speed, but it seems it might just make the os unstable
> for me.

No; it is only good for multi-CPU machines.


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