PCcard NIC insert: "Fatal trap 12: page fault while in kernel
david at catwhisker.org
Fri Jul 30 22:19:37 UTC 2010
On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 12:12:50AM +0200, Marko Zec wrote:
> > Symptom is that I get a panic on insert (or kernel probe, if it's
> > inserted already at boot time) of a PCcard NIC.
> VIMAGE kernels
Oh -- right. I fogot that I had configured this kernel for VIMAGE so
Julian to demo something at a meeting a few months back ... and had
never un-configured it.
> do not properly set curvnet context when dynamically attaching
> devices (such as USB or pccard NICs), that's why the dereferencing V_if_index
> fails. You can use the "show pcpu" and "show vnets" DDB commands to
> determine whether curvnet context is properly set or not.
> bz's vimage tree from p4://depot/user/bz/vimage/... aims at fixing those and
> many other initialization issues with VIMAGE kernels, though I don't know how
> stable it is currently...
Well, I reckon he can speak up when he feels it's appropriate. :-}
For now, I can probably copy this off to a different slice for VIMAGE
experimentation, and revert my "normal" head/current stuff to
[I was kinda wondernig why no one else was reporting this sort of
David H. Wolfskill david at catwhisker.org
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