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Re: ahcisata & SPL NOT LOWERED ON EXIT messages

On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 03:47:11PM +0100, Nicolas Joly wrote:
> > I don't understand why panicing without lowering the IPL would
> > be an issue. There are even cases where you can't avoid it (e.g.
> > when in interrupt context). I don't think the problem is in the ahci
> > driver.
> I see no problem with the panic call itself. With ddb.onpanic=1, i can
> do common operations (without disk access) with no problem. Messages
> start firing when the system start using the disks behind the ahcisata
> controller to dump core.

But ahcisata shouldn't call panic from these places when dumping core,
isn't it ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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