Help with panic: vm_fault
budojeepr at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 12 15:39:52 PST 2006
Thanks for the help...I booted the GENERIC kernel, and it allowed me to
log in as root, but as soon as I started to to anything (I think I did
"cd") it panicked.
I'm going to run the memtest86 and see if it says anything.
If you think it would be useful, I could do more debugging on the new
--- Brad Marsh <budojeepr at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 14:58:23 -0800 (PST)
> From: Brad Marsh <budojeepr at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: Help with panic: vm_fault
> To: Mark Tinguely <tinguely at casselton.net>
> > Does the Mainboard say that it can handle this amount
> > of RAM?
> The manual for the motherboard says I can use up to two 1GB modules.
> (And I used to have two 256MB modules, so I know it can handle two at
> time. Also, right now I'm using one 512 and one 256.)
> > Do you have 2 video cards, for example a built into the
> > mainboard but disabled?
> Just the built-in video adapter.
> > Is this a GENERIC kernel or has it been modified? I see
> > the compile directory is DEBUG, so I am guessing it
> > could be a custom kernel.
> Yeah, I customized it first thing. Then after all this trouble I
> a debug kernel and put the two modules in again so I'd have the debug
> > > #17 0xc062b6bf in Xint0x80_syscall () at
> > > ../../../i386/i386/exception.s:200
> > > #18 0x00000033 in ?? ()
> > > Previous frame inner to this frame (corrupt stack?)
> > > (kgdb) q
> > Level 17 is wrong, because that is not a caller of
> > pmap_change_wiring().
> > Maybe the stack frame got corrupted and the strange VA
> > is another side effect of the corruption.
> > ...if this is not a GENERIC kernel, could you try
> > boo[t]ing say the install CD to eliminate
> > options in the kernel?
> Great idea. I kept the original GENERIC kernel around just for this
> purpose. Back in a while...
> P.S. I've been working toward testing with memtest86, but this
> doesn't have a floppy, the USB floppy isn't working (strangely enough
> it used to), and I don't have any CDs at this office that the burner
> can use! I'm having a lovely day. :^)
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