Subject: Re: GENERIC kernel boot failure on Alpha/pc164sx
To: SATO Kazumi <>
From: enami tsugutomo <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/24/2001 15:49:33
SATO Kazumi <> writes:

> > Yah, this was a mistake I made yesterday.  I literally seconds ago
> > committed a fix for this for Alpha (and will fix MIPS shortly).
> I did cvs update after your commiting for MIPS,
> but GENERIC kernel boot failure on hpcmips.
> the panic message is
> 	panic: cpu_startup: cannot allocate VM for buffers
> the uvm_map() for buffers in arch/hpcmips/machdep.c:cpu_startup() fail..
> How about other mips ports and alpha ports?
> It seem to be same around this uvm_map() in these ports for me.

At least, some constants like nbuf is calculated in allocsys().  So,
pmap_bootstrap() shouldn't be called before it.