More info [was Re: Sony PCG-GRX570 laptop, panic on boot w/
MrL0L at charter.net
Sun Nov 23 12:45:44 PST 2003
George Hartzell wrote:
>George Hartzell writes:
> > I've been trying to install something 5-ish on a Sony PCG-GRX570
> > laptop.
> > I started off trying to boot off of the 5.1 release CD, normally,
> > w/out acpi, and safe. Every option panic-ed, with essentially the
> > same message (see below), although it followed a different driver
> > depending on how it was booted.
> > Then I installed 4.7 (since I had the CD), cvsup-ed my repository, and
> > cvs up'ed /usr/src to the 5-current. I followed the section on moving
> > from 4 to 5-current in UPDATING to build the world, etc.... I had to
> > work around a bit of previously reported 4.7/5 weirdness in
> > /usr/include, but it went w/out any trouble.
> > When I reached the point where I was supposed to boot the new kernel
> > in single user mode, the 5-current kernel paniced:
> > miibus0: <MII bux> in fxp0
> > inphy0: <i82562ET 10/100 media interface> on miibus0
> > inphy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
> > Fatal trap 12: page fault while in kernel mode
> > cpuid = 0; apic id = 00
> > fault virtual address = 0x63696d20
> > fault code = supervisor write, page not present
> > instruction pointer = 0x8:0xc0659df3
> > stack pointer = 0x10:0xc0c217ac
> > frame pointer = 0x10:0xc0c217cc
> > code segment = base 0x0, limit 0xfffff, type 0x1b
> > = DPL 0, pres 1, def32 1, gran 1
> > processor eflags = interrupt enabled, resume, IOPL = 0
> > current process = 0 (swapper)
> > kernel: type 12 trap, code=0
> > Stopped at ithread_add_handler+0x163: movl %ebx,0(%eax)
> > db>
> > I've seen several similar reports in the archives for late last
> > summer. The general answer seemed to be that people were having
> > hardware trouble. I don't think that is the case in my case, unless
> > -current is doing something very strange, since the same machine runs
> > well enough under 4.7 to buildworld and buildkernel, and the same
> > hardware has been running Suse and Win2000.
> > How can I help get this solved?
>It turns out that the 5.0 release CD also boots successfully, so it
>seems to be something that's happened in -current since then.
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