make buildkernel for GENERIC 9-STABLE just hangs, no error

Brooks Davis brooks at freebsd.org
Wed Apr 17 19:18:10 UTC 2013


On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 08:57:22PM +0200, Olav Gr?n?s Gjerde wrote:
> It was(sorry) from around 12th June 2012.
> But I have another system with 8.2-RELEASE that I can upgrade to a commit
> around 12th June 2012 and then try directly to 9-STABLE(or 8.3 first?) if
> that would be helpful?

It would be helpful if you could first try an upgrade from 8.2-RELEASE.
It would also be good to know if 8.3-RELEASE builds.  If we've got a
transient issue in the 8.2-STABLE line, we can document it and move on.
If it persisted through 8.3-STABLE that's more of an issue.

Thanks,
Brooks

> 
> 
> On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 8:16 PM, Brooks Davis <brooks at freebsd.org> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 09:10:59AM +0200, Olav Gr?n?s Gjerde wrote:
> > > I have a weird problem while building the GENERIC 9-STABLE kernel. After
> > > around 5 minutes of compile time, the process just hangs on same place.
> > No
> > > error. I've tried compiling different commits from this week with the
> > same
> > > result.
> > >
> > > The part in the buildkernel process that hangs is this:
> > > MAKE=make sh /usr/src/sys/conf/newvers.sh GENERIC
> > > /usr/local/bin/svnversion
> > > cc -c -O2 -frename-registers -pipe -fno-strict-aliasing  -std=c99 -g
> > -Wall
> > > -Wredundant-decls -Wnested-externs -Wstrict-prototypes
> > > -Wmissing-prototypes -Wpointer-arith -Winline -Wcast-qual  -Wundef
> > > -Wno-pointer-sign -fformat-extensions  -Wmissing-include-dirs
> > > -fdiagnostics-show-option   -nostdinc  -I. -I/usr/src/sys
> > > -I/usr/src/sys/contrib/altq -D_KERNEL -DHAVE_KERNEL_OPTION_HEADERS
> > -include
> > > opt_global.h -fno-common -finline-limit=8000 --param
> > inline-unit-growth=100
> > > --param large-function-growth=1000  -fno-omit-frame-pointer
> > -mcmodel=kernel
> > > -mno-red-zone -mno-mmx -mno-sse -msoft-float
> > > -fno-asynchronous-unwind-tables -ffreestanding -fstack-protector -Werror
> > > vers.c
> > > ctfconvert -L VERSION -g vers.o
> > > linking kernel.debug
> > > ctfmerge -L VERSION -g -o kernel.debug ............+ alot of *.o
> > >
> > > Any suggestions?
> >
> > In the DTrace commit message thread, you mentioned that you were
> > upgrading from an old 8-STABLE to 9 when you got the hang.  Could you
> > quantify how old that 8-STABLE was/is?  If it's pre-8.3 it would be
> > really helpful if you could upgrade to 8.3 and test that.  If that works
> > then I think a note in UPDATING would be sufficient as our historical
> > policy has been to support upgrading to release X.Y from
> > (X-1).<newest>.  If it turns out that we need to upgrade to 8.4 we may
> > need to consider backing this out for a bit.
> >
> > -- Brooks
> >
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