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Re: 5.0beta won't boot on a Dell Dimension 8400
On Sat, 29 Nov 2008 22:31:53 +0100
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost> wrote:
> > The last few lines on the screen (with -current failing) are:
> > IPsec: Initialized Security Association Processing
> > ahcisata0 port 0: device present, speed: 1.5GB/s
> > NMI ... going to debugger
> > NStopped in pid 0.2 (system) at netbsd:sse2_idlezero_page+0x18: jnz
> > netbsd:sse2_idlezero_page+0x46
> > Is there some kernel option or patch I could try to make the kernel
> > go to the backtrace function immediately?
> options DDB_COMMANDONENTER="tr"
> in the kernel config file would do it. But in fact I don't think it
> would give interesting results, as the NMI seems to be asynchronous;
> as if some device did an invalid memory access or something like that.
> Do both systems have the same amount of RAM ? how much ?
They both currently have 3GB; both displayed the same symptoms when
they both had 1GB. (A very recent memory upgrade.)
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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