7.2-RELEASE panics with snd_ds1 loaded.

Paul B. Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 13:35:05 UTC 2009

On 6/9/09, Ashish SHUKLA <wahjava.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Mel,
> Thanks for responding.
> In <200906081647.15069.mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at mailing.thruhere.net>, Mel
> Flynn wrote:
> [...]
>>Nothing points to the sound module specifically. The first trace is
>> unusable
>>(frames missing) and the second trace panics in sleep, which maybe points
>> to
>>the sound module and interrupts. Are you not able to panic the system
>> without
>>that sound module loaded? It looks too random to blame one module, more
>>hardware, but it's possible the module exposes a bug elsewhere. From this
>>though, it is hard to tell.
> Yes, I noticed myself, that there is no reason why to blame 'sound' module
> for
> it. But I noticed my box only panics when there is some activity going on
> with
> sound device, like at one time, it paniced when I was trying to record audio
> using gnome-sound-recorder, and another it paniced when I was playing audio
> using ogg123. And that it too, it didn't panic immediately after start of
> operation (playing/recording), but only after some time has elapsed. And the
> system doesn't panic without snd_ds1 loaded even after building ports (like
> openjdk6 and libxul) and using GNOME for 4 hours. BtW, I forgot to mention
> in
> last post, but I'm running the GENERIC kernel bundled with 7.2-RELEASE DVD.
> I don't know how to resolve and whether this is some kind of memory issue or
> something else. I also experienced something similar panic situation[1] with
> 8.0-CURRENT which no one else is able to reproduce except me, after which I
> installed 7.2-RELEASE. Any ideas how to trace this problem, it is
> discouraging
> me to continue using FreeBSD for my regular desktop use ?
> References:
> [1] -
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-gnome/2009-April/022048.html

Does same problem happens on i386?


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