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Re: panic! panic! panic! sigh.. panic!

On Sat, 20 Sep 2008 20:07:45 -0400
Greg Troxel <> wrote:

> I have a T60, running
> NetBSD 4.99.69 NetBSD 4.99.69 (GENERIC) #4: Fri Jul 11
> 09:38:21 EDT 2008
> i386
> and it seems quite stable.
> But I have no ahci - I have the hw in compat mode so it is piixide.  I
> don't remember clearly if that's because it used to crash, or if it's
> because NetBSD didn't used to support AHCI, but I think you should try
> turning off AHCI in the bios.

I have ahci turned off, but that was because it didn't always see the
whole disk.

I wonder about rbus -- the comments indicate that the code for 3GB
machines has never been tested.  Try explicitly setting RBUS_MIN_START
to 3GB, perhaps.  (I have a 3GB T61, but I run amd64.)

                --Steve Bellovin,

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