Subject: Re: Problem in mac68k -current
To: Paul Goyette <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/25/1997 17:24:23
On Sun, 25 May 1997 17:27:14 -0700 (PDT)
Paul Goyette <email@example.com> wrote:
> Well, that helped out a little bit - at least it gets the right address
> and attaches the ite0! But I guess there's still something else that's
> very fundamentally wrong, since as soon as I start up X (xdm, actually) it
> clears the display to all white (_not_ the pseudo-gray background) and
> then gets an MMU fault.
> Oh, and on its way to MMU fault, I got a couple of those "freelist data
> modified" messages that someone else mentioned the other day...
...stray pointers... what does the MMU fault tell you? I would
recommend building your kernel with full debugging symbols
(makeoptions DEBUG="-g" in your kernel config file, then rebuild
from scratch) so that you can more easily use gdb after the crash.
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