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Re: port-amd64/42631: Booting 5.0.1/amd64 (or 5.0.1/i386) install kernel gets page fault on Dell Inspiron 545s
The following reply was made to PR kern/42631; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Dennis Ferguson <dennis.c.ferguson%gmail.com@localhost>
Subject: Re: port-amd64/42631: Booting 5.0.1/amd64 (or 5.0.1/i386) install
kernel gets page fault on Dell Inspiron 545s
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 21:42:54 +0800
Thanks very much. I meant to mention in the original bug report
that the machine has no dedicated keyboard port and ddb seemed
to lose the USB keyboard after the crash, leaving no way to
type "bt" at it.
That doesn't matter, however, since disabling azalia with boot -c
or, equivalently, disabling the audio in the BIOS, eliminated the
problem. The installed system is now up and running. I'll
re-enable the audio when I can build a newer kernel to make sure
this particular machine will boot with the replacement driver,
though since the machine will be living in a closet with a
serial console I'm not unhappy with the work-around, either.
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