Subject: Fatal page fault in supervisor mode.
To: None <bachesta@genesis.Data-IO.COM>
From: Dirk Steinberg <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/10/1994 13:22:49
>>>>> "Jim" == bachesta  <bachesta@genesis.Data-IO.COM> writes:

    Jim> Hi Everyone, I am upgrading a 386/33 system with 32 Megs of
    Jim> RAM from NetBSD 0.9 to NetBSD current. I have installed all
    Jim> of the executibles and libraries. I built a new kernel using
    Jim> the GENERICAHA config. I built it on a fully operational
    Jim> "current" 486 machine. When I boot the new kernel I get a
    Jim> panic and a message similar to this:

    Jim> 	fatal page fault in supervisor mode

    Jim> This may not be exact since I only had about 3 seconds to
    Jim> read the panic message. I have tried everything I can think
    Jim> of and I am at my wits end. Does anyone have an idea whats
    Jim> going on?  Any help is appreciated.

    Jim> Thanks

    Jim> Jim B.

I don't know, but recently on this channel there was a discussion
about problems with a 64MB machine. Some kernel parameter needed to be
increased. Don't know whether this applies to 32 MB as well.