BETA5 regression - reboots -reproducible

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at people.tecnik93.com
Tue Sep 21 07:50:41 PDT 2004


On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 18:25:41 +0400
Roman Kurakin <rik at cronyx.ru> wrote:

> Check you hardware. I have almost the same problems with my station that
> currently Linux/Windows. My problem is not so stable as yours, but looks
> simular. I didn't see it in text mode, but in graphical mode it occurres 
> time to
> time. I believe that this is hardware problem. Check for hardware first, for
> example if chip is overheated if card is properly inserted.
> 
> Did you see some delay after system is dead and before it reboots?

No. The system doesn't go dead, it just reboots. I think I traced it:

On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 23:40:07 +0300
Ion-Mihai Tetcu <itetcu at people.tecnik93.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 19 Sep 2004 12:19:53 +0300
> Ion-Mihai Tetcu <itetcu at people.tecnik93.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > 
> > The "good" news is the it happens every time. The bad one - nothing
> > logged and no idea what it happens.
> [...]
> > The problem:
> > Each time I try to play a video file with gmplayer or mplayer the system
> > reboots; no error logged.
> > 
> > This is a ULE, apic, agp kernel, with witness (but running with or without
> > debug.witness.watch makes no difference) and invariants (see attached
> > conf file);
> > root(root)@it> /root [12:08:43] 0 # ll /etc/malloc.conf
> > lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  2 Sep  7 13:16 /etc/malloc.conf -> aj
> 
> I've isolated the problem to commits on 14.09 and emulators/rtc.
> 
> The world is from 17.09
> mplayer-gtk-esound-0.99.5_2 port built on 10.09 with rtc support
> rtc-2004.02.24.1_4 port was built on 7.09
> 
> With kernel from 13.09 there's no problem.
> With kernel from 14.09 with rtc.ko loaded I get instant reboot;
> With kernel from 14.09 *without* rtc.ko loaded
> (/usr/local/etc/rd.d/rtc.sh start) all is OK.
> 
> After rebuilding rtc the system doesn't reboot anymore.


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