Crash after trying powerd on FreeBSD 7.0BETA-2

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Nov 19 09:37:43 PST 2007

Gregory Wright wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried enabling powerd on FreeBSd 7.0BETA-2 by adding
> powerd_enable="YES"
> to /etc/rc.conf.  The mobo is a Tyan 2882-D with a single Opteron
> 270 HE processor (dual core), 2 GB RAM.  AMD powernow was
> enabled in the BIOS.
> Upon rebooting, the machine crashed.  Rebooting indicated
> file system corruption and I was not able to successfully reboot
> again.  (When I tried to reboot in safe mode, I got a kernel
> panic for a page fault in kernel mode.)  I have reinstalled the
> OS and the machine seems to work again.
> Is this a variant of a known issue or something new?

Something new, maybe.


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