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Re: port-mips/49903: Panic during installation on WorkPad Z50 (hpcmips) whilst uncompressing base.tgz
The following reply was made to PR port-mips/49903; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Sevan Janiyan <sevan%NetBSD.org@localhost>
To: David Brownlee <abs%absd.org@localhost>
Cc: "gnats-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost" <gnats-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: port-mips/49903: Panic during installation on WorkPad Z50 (hpcmips)
whilst uncompressing base.tgz
Date: Fri, 15 May 2015 10:58:24 +0100
On 14/05/2015 13:06, David Brownlee wrote:
> On 14 May 2015 at 11:57, Sevan Janiyan <sevan%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
>> On 14/05/2015 06:15, Martin Husemann wrote:
>>> What is the panic message itself?
>>> You should be able to get it from the db> prompt with the "dmesg"
>> db> dmesg
>> db_read_init: cannot find `msgbufenabled`
>>> The earlier malloc errors are probably gone because sysinst now (if
>>> possible) enables swap early on low memory machines.
> Though the swap is set to kick in at less than 32M of memory. I would
> think we could extend that to less than 64M if it helps this case...
As I have a swap partition allocated on the CF card, I thought I'd try
to active it before starting with the manual uncompression of base.tgz.
I couldn't find a copy of swapon, is the swap activated by some other
means or is it just not included in the hpcmips minirootfs?
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