GEOM panic in today's -current

Willem Jan Withagen wjw at
Sun Jun 20 21:55:54 GMT 2004

> db> call doadump
> Dumping 511 MB
> Dump failed.  Partition too small.
> The dump partition is 1 GB in size, but it is attached
> to the ATA controller.  The panic occurs during the
> the probing of the acd0.  See dmesg from previous
> kernel below.

This could be that you forgot to define the dumpdevice...

I ran into this a few times as well until I printed how much it thought there
was. Turned out to be 0, and I realised that I forgot to define the dumpdevice.
So I suggested a patch telling people the correct reason...


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