5.3-BETA6 boot-time hang

Bruce A. Mah bmah at freebsd.org
Mon Oct 4 08:51:29 PDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-10-04 at 08:39, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> In message: <20041004152658.GB26211 at tomcat.kitchenlab.org>
>             "Bruce A. Mah" <bmah at freebsd.org> writes:

> : I'll give it a try when I get home tonight.  The sources from which I
> : built my latest kernel are "fairly close" to 5.3-BETA7, but I'll burn
> : a CD from one of the official 5.3-BETA7 ISOs and boot from that to
> : reduce the variables involved.
> You could also just download the sources and test boot a new kernel.
> BETA6 -> BETA7 is so close you can even build it the 'traditional' way
> w/o a buildworld :-)

The main issue preventing me from doing this right now is that the
machine in question happens to be my home desktop, ~40 miles away from
me at this moment.  It doesn't have remote console or power control, so
recovery from a hang would be kind of difficult.  :-)



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