Subject: Re: panic: ptdi %x
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Dave Burgess <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/18/1996 14:59:31
> > > What is this:
> > > 
> > > Mar 16 22:11:46 mui savecore: reboot after panic: ptdi %x
> > 
> > Recompile your kernel with a larger value of NKPDE (defined in
> > i386/include/param.h).
> Thanks to everyone who responded.  I'm just building a new kernel with
> NKPDE set to 32 like someone suggested (btw, it is defined in i386/sys/pmap.h).
> Maybe we should write a list of constants like these and the panics caused
> by values too low? ;-)  This isn't the first one that bit me.  Making these
> constants dynamic would be the real solution, of course, but I think making
> the changes is non-trivial and will take time.

And if you mail them to me, I'll put them into the FAQ for posterity (it
certainly wouldn't be because I expect people to look there).

Dave Burgess  (The man of a thousand E-Mail addresses)
386bsd FAQ Maintainer / SysAdmin for the NetBSD system in my spare bedroom
"Just because something is stupid doesn't mean that there isn't someone
that wants to do it...."