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Re: Problems updating on amd64

On Mon, Jan 02, 2012 at 12:43:37PM -0800, Paul Goyette wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Jan 2012, Chuck Silvers wrote:
> >I assume this is on amd64?
> >if so, this is likely the same problem that others are having,
> >try disabling the __HAVE_DIRECT_MAP block in arch/amd64/include/types.h.
> >if that makes the problem go away, could you also send me the boot output
> >with "options DEBUG_MEMLOAD" and "options PCI_CONFIG_DUMP" enabled?
> Yes, this is on amd64...
> I made the following change to types.h and rebuilt, but the problem
> did not go away.
>       -#if defined(__x86_64__) && !defined(XEN)
>       +#if 0 && defined(__x86_64__) && !defined(XEN)
> The system is not totally hung, as it will respond to ping (with
> rather long RTT - >300ms).  But it will not allow ssh in, and it
> will not allow me to switch screens using Ctrl/Alt/Fn

hmm, if disabling the direct-map didn't help then it's a different problem.
you should be able to binary search between the date of the working kernel
and the non-working one to find the change that is causing your problem.


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