Subject: Re: LFS related crash
To: Blair Sadewitz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Paul Ripke <email@example.com>
Date: 12/08/2006 08:26:41
On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 12:19:20PM -0500, Blair Sadewitz wrote:
> I'm also glad that I can rule out my custom kernel as well. ;)
> Honestly, if this issue and the layered fs issues could be solved,
> that would be a great boon for LFS in 4.0, obviously.
> I have often wondered to what extent the fact that I run a
> MULTIPROCESSOR kernel has to do with my LFS crashes, considering more
> work has to be done in that area, IIRC. At least the source of most
> of my crashes doesn't seem to be that ...
> I wish I still had my coredump from that crash so I could submit a
> backtrace along with the PR; I guess I'll build a new kernel with a
> full symbol table again.
I've raised PR kern/35198 with everything I know to date on the
LFS hangs and crashes I've seen. I have about a dozen dumps, and
since the recent changes to gdb6, I'm now getting useful info out
of them. I, too, hope this can get fixed for 4.0. I'll do what
I can to make that happen.