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Re: Recent i386-GENERIC panic

On Fri, 16 Sep 2011, Paul Goyette wrote:

On Fri, 16 Sep 2011, John D. Baker wrote:

First I noticed that the kernel size with the above added lines was
EXACTLY the same as without it.

Very odd.

Things like this lead me to suspect overly-aggressive optimisation,
as I've been burned by such in the past...

No, the KASSERT panics when mod->mod_required[i] _is_ NULL.

I realized that a couple of hour later.  Attention was divided when I
wrote the previous message.

It might be more clear to use the following debug printf's:

[patch saved]

In addition to printing out the dependencies, it will hopefully tell us which call is returning NULL.

I'm updating for the alternate set of machines now.  If they complain,
I'll try out the patch.  Actually, I'll try it on them anyway.


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