Subject: Re: snap-19981207 crashes on mucho memory.
To: Lars-Johan Liman <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/17/1998 09:41:12
Lars-Johan Liman <> writes:
> Hi!
> I tried to boot an i386 system with 1024 MB of memory from the
> snap-19981207 kernel. It crashed severely. It loads the kernel, prints
> the Berkeley banner, and then immediately crashes before attempting to
> do anything more. No CPU type, no memory count, no i/f probing, just
> crash. The message was:
>   ELF symbol table not valid.

ELF symbol table not valid?!?!?!?

>   page fault trap.
>   _uvm_pageboot_alloc+0x9c
> I supposed this is not intended behaviour.

No, it isn't.

Could you rebuild with your own kernel with ddb built in so that we
could get a look at the crash stack?