6.2-RC1 em(4) issue - freezes during CD boot

Mike Tancsa mike at sentex.net
Fri Dec 15 09:54:05 PST 2006

At 11:24 AM 12/15/2006, Chris Buechler wrote:
>Jack Vogel wrote:
>>Since its often the case that a kernel you rebuild is NOT the same as the
>>one install ends you with it might be a good test to go ahead, redefine em
>>back into the kernel and see if THAT new kernel hangs. Just be SURE and
>>keep this other kernel available to boot up again :)
>Well I ran cvsup prior to doing this, so it's not a perfect test 
>case (i.e. it's not the src that the 6.2-RC1 CD installed).  But 
>after building and installing a new world and GENERIC kernel from a 
>cvsup on RELENG_6_2 from yesterday, the box boots fine and detects 
>the em card properly during boot without freezing.
>I can test future 6.2 RC's or the final release and let you know if 
>I'm still seeing the same issue if you'd like.
>Thanks for your help!

For me, I can trigger the lockup upto and including this morning's RELENG_6.


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