hit g_provider %p disappeared while tasting

Robert Watson rwatson at freebsd.org
Mon Nov 17 20:56:30 PST 2003

On Mon, 17 Nov 2003, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:

> > Where the dead pointer comes from is what has yet to be discovered.
> >
> > Do you have an atapi-cd drive in this machine ?
> No.
> while pxebooting there is no floppy and no hd and no cf rader attached. 
> fxp0, dual intel card fxp1,2 an ed0 (preloaded module) and an older S3
> graphic card. that's about everything in that P133 with F00F bug. 
> I have older a todays boot logs including boot_verbose=1; if it helps I
> can mail them off-list. 

What, if any, storage devices or pseudo-devices are present.  Often,
diskless environments use md for temporary storage...?  Or, maybe we're
looking at a failure mode that occurs when zero storage devices are
available :-). 

Robert N M Watson             FreeBSD Core Team, TrustedBSD Projects
robert at fledge.watson.org      Network Associates Laboratories

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