FreeBSD6.0 and VMWare 5.0.. No go

Antony Mawer lists at
Thu Sep 1 16:47:35 PDT 2005

On 1/09/2005 11:15 PM, Edwin Brown wrote:
> This morning I tried to install FreeBSD6.0 under VMWare 5. I got 
> the following message when it was extracting the base into \ 
> directory:
> Panic: duplicate free of item 0xc1c5a210 from zone 0xc143f000(g_bio)
> cpuid=0
> KDB: enter: panic
> [thread pid 3 tid 100034 ]
> stopped at kdb_enter+0x2b: nop
> db> 
> Is this a known issue?

I've seen it reported before, but I don't recall seeing a solution. I
hope this is a show-stopper for 6.0, as a number of places I know of use
VMware for testing and development with FreeBSD...


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