tillman at seekingfire.com
Thu Dec 11 19:17:39 PST 2003
On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 09:05:57PM -0600, Tillman Hodgson wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 05:26:12PM -0500, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> > At 9:54 AM +0100 11/18/03, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:
> > >Garance A Drosihn <drosih at rpi.edu> writes:
> > > > Well, for what it's worth I hit something vaguely similar
> > > > on my Ultra-10 [...]
> > > > Unfortunately, I then mistakenly blew away my working
> > > > kernel, so right now I can't boot up the machine at all. [...]
> > >
> > >Just disable DMA in the loader (set hw.ata.ata_dma=0) and boot
> > >your new kernel. Slow as hell, but it works.
> > Okay, I tried that. It did not print out the
> > ata3: resetting devices ..
> > message, but it died with a panic:
> I'm also having the same problem on an Ultra 5 (see the archives for
> details if you're interested). If you chose to reinstall and want to
> avoid this issue until it gets cleared up, avoid source newer than Oct
> 29 which (from sombody else's posting) is the last date that appears to
> boot properly by failing back to PIO mode.
For the record and archives:
I built a new current with today's sources and it boots fine. Somewhere
between early-to-mid November and now someone must've fixed the problem
"There are really only four levels of the OSI model.
Everything else is just overhead and underwear."
- Mike DeMaria, on IST 452, Local Area Networks
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