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Re: PCPPI (sysbeep) crashes the kernel!

On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 09:29:30PM +0000, Chavdar Ivanov wrote:
> On 05/03/2008, Vincent <> wrote:
> > Hi there,
> >
> >  with the -current sources as for tonight, the sysbeep interface is
> >  broken: pcppi and sysbeep interfaces lead to supervisor page faults,
> >  either early while booting the kernel, or when a beep is supposed to sound.
> >
> >  That's not a very critical issue, but I'm curious to know if somebody
> >  else noted that and what could cause such a crash in such a trivial driver.
> I had the same (bell issued by vim); I got a dump, if anyone is interested.
> The same unmodified i386 GENERIC kernel did a panic during
> initialization by midi as well - but I could not get a dump out of
> this; I could switch to serial console and keep the log or just take
> the trace out of the screen, if that might be useful.  ATM I boot
> disabling them both; the rest seems as usual.

All of those should be fixed now.  I have more coming though, stay

That said, sorry (again) for the breakage.

Quentin Garnier - -
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.

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