Sudden refusal to boot with page fault in swapper

Matthew Hambley matthew.hambley at
Mon Aug 2 09:32:16 UTC 2010

On 14/06/10 10:51, Matthew Hambley wrote:
> My FreeBSD system (amd64, SATA, root on ZFS) has suddenly started
> refusing to boot up. It crashes out with a page fault just after the ZFS
> warning that I "only" have 4GB of RAM.

Just to conclude this issue in case anyone searches for it in the 
future. As suggested elsewhere the problem was indeed the VirtualBox 
kernel modules. These should not be loaded a boot time but as part of 
the rc.conf/rc.local procedure.


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