Subject: Re: i386 snapshot panics all the time
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From: Kazushi (Jam) Marukawa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/12/2000 06:18:20
On Jun 9, 13:36, Kazushi (Jam) Marukawa wrote:
> Subject: Re: i386 snapshot panics all the time
> I haven't received any response about this issue, so I
> decide to try fix this by just retriving old pmap.h and
> pmap.c. :-)
> All seem to be fixed by using 1.43 pmap.h and 1.84 pmap.c.
I've used a kernel with these old pmap.h and pmap.c for a
while. I've experienced one kernel panic while I was
compiling entire user land. I've experienced other two
lock-ups. Jukka said he got two panics on the repe stols or
something like that instruction. It is not so stable what I
I can say it is more useful because the number of panics is
smaller than current one. However, I should not say it is
stable. Sorry about my last email.
On the other hand, my last stable kernel was 3/25 09:27. At
that time, pmap.h was 1.43, and pmap.c was 1.84. I guess
some later changes on pmap.c is required to make recent
kernel stable. Therefore, I increased the version of both
to see what I can do.
I decided to use 1.44 pmap.h with changes to uncomment the
definition of PMAP_PAGEIDLEZERO macro and 1.90 pmap.c
without changes. Because, 1.90's comments looks like
important bug fix. It says "NULL != 0." :-)
By using this versioned kernel, I could compile entire user
land without any panics. I think this is OK to call stable
now. Otherguys who have Cyrix, could you test this
configuration? For the people who don't use anoncvs, I put
both pmap.h and pmap.c at
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