WARNING: 7-STABLE BROKEN -- please wait to upgrade / Should be OK now

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Sat Aug 30 14:46:20 UTC 2008

O. Hartmann wrote:
> O. Hartmann wrote:
>> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>>> O. Hartmann wrote:
>>>> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>>>>> O. Hartmann wrote:
>>>>>> Steve Bertrand wrote:
>>>>>>> Dan Allen wrote:
>>>>>>>> Well I got bit by this and am dead in the water.  Nothing 
>>>>>>>> builds.  I tried the DEBUG_FLAGS=-g trick but to no avail.
>>>>>>> My 7.0 box upgraded fine this morning:
>>>>>>> FreeBSD ids.eagle.ca 7.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.1-PRERELEASE #0: 
>>>>>>> Fri Aug 29 11:38:12 EDT 2008     
>>>>>>> steve at ids:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/SMP  i386
>>>>>>> The dmesg if it is relevant:
>>>>>>> http://ww3.ibctech.ca/ids.dmesg
>>>>>>> Steve
>>>>>> Well, mine did not. I was capable of compiling world and kernel 
>>>>>> and also capable of installing all things like I did in the past, 
>>>>>> but ZFS seems still broken - the module does not load 
>>>>>> automatically at initialization time nor is it loadable via 
>>>>>> kldload (there is an error about missing opensolaris module but I 
>>>>>> can't find anything about this module ...).
>>>>> It's new, you need to build it.
>>>>> Kris
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>>>> Well, I hoped the 'buildworld' build everything process would do so? 
>>>> Do I need an extra option in my kernel config?
>>> It is a kernel module, it doesn't get built by buildworld (by 
>>> default).  If you use the default build settings for your kernel, it 
>>> builds all modules including this one.  If you use MODULES_OVERRIDE 
>>> or similar to specify a list of modules to build, you have to add it 
>>> to the list.
>>> Kris
>> The module is indeed present, and it was all the time present. 
>> Obviously is something wrong or not in the right order with my config. 
>> When makeing buildworld and then rebooting the box, ZFS module does 
>> not automatically load OpenSOLARIS module when it detects its absence. 
>> I guess  I need to fix an 'option opensolaris' in my kernel config.
>> Thanks,
>> Oliver
> here I am again. On a less critical mashine the installation process 
> (buildwork/installworld and the same to the kernel) went through without 
> problems. This box does have a ZFS device for backup purposes only, not 
> essential.
> The box starts/booot.
> When I try loading either opensolaris.ko/zfs.ko, I get this:
> link_elf_obj: symbol stack_save undefined
> kldload: /boot/kernel/opensolaris.ko: Unsupported file type
> link_elf_obj: symbol stack_save undefined
> kldload: /boot/kernel/opensolaris.ko: Unsupported file type
> KLD zfs.ko: depends on opensolaris - not available
> kldload: /boot/kernel/zfs.ko: Unsupported file type
> I guess I forgot some of the recommended compiler switches ... ??

The link_elf_obj error is important.  It looks like they rely on either 
DDB or STACK in your kernel.


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