Virtualbox 4.1.8 vboxdrv instantly panics on 8-stable i386
decke at FreeBSD.org
Wed Feb 22 09:41:33 UTC 2012
On 22.02.2012 10:26, Doug Barton wrote:
> On 02/22/2012 01:20, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> on 22/02/2012 05:40 Doug Barton said the following:
>>> On 02/21/2012 15:51, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>>>> Could you please substitute the attached patch file for the
>>>> corresponding file
>>>> in the port and re-test the port?
>>> Good news, the kernel didn't panic. Bad news:
>>> supdrvGipCreate: failed to allocate the GIP page. rc=-8
>>> vboxdrv: supdrvInitDevExt failed, rc=-8
>>> module_register_init: MOD_LOAD (vboxdrv, 0xc66f33e0, 0) error 12
>> Yeah, I kind of expected something like this, because the original
>> panic was in
>> a memory allocation failure path.
>> As to why the memory allocation fails I have no immediate insights.
>> Maybe you
>> genuinely don't have enough contiguous pages below 4GB boundary...
> It's i386, no PAE, so you could be on to something. I do have more
> 4G in the box though:
> real memory = 6442450944 (6144 MB)
> avail memory = 3148255232 (3002 MB)
> Meanwhile, the 4.0 version worked on this same system ...
The 4.0.16 version is still available as
doesn't include the memobj r0 patch so it should still work. (you will
switch to devel/kBuild for that)
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