Boot error SMP

John Baldwin jhb at
Mon Jun 27 21:33:52 GMT 2005

On Monday 27 June 2005 04:36 pm, Hans van Leest wrote:
> John Baldwin wrote:
> >On Monday 27 June 2005 03:58 pm, Hans van Leest wrote:
> >>I can boot boot from a SMP a 5.3 stable kernel when loader.conf
> >>contains: kern.smp.disabled=1.
> >>Otherwise it's crashing.
> >>But how do I continue?
> >>I've tried CURRENT, only I've got a problem with booting in single user.
> >>Proberbly it's the iir driver.
> >>Thanx in advance
> >
> >Can you get details of the crash?  For example, can you boot over a serial
> >console and provide the output when it crashes?  Also, can you compile the
> >debugger into the kernel and get a stack trace?
> I've tried to use dumpdir and dumpdev to save the dump. With no succes.
> I'm not that familair with kernel debugging.
> I putted : dumpdev="/dev/ad0s1b" and dumpdir="YES" in my rc.conf. Only,
> when I boot, I get the message: Wrong dump device or directory.
> I will use the dev-handbook to try to get a dump of the crash.
> Is CURRENT an option?  Or can I stick with 5.3 STABLE?
>  Thx

5.x is fine.  You don't have to get a dump.  If you can setup a serial console 
you can just cut and paste the panic messages.

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