Subject: Re: arla-0.23 + NBSD-1.4_ALPHA on alpha: kernel panic
To: John Davison <>
From: Johan Danielsson <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/19/1999 11:59:31
John Davison <> writes:

Dunno if anyone has answered yet, but...

> modload: can't reserve memory: Operation not permitted

This is expected if your securelevel is > 0.

> With INSECURE, I get a kernel panic.

You must compile the kernel module with -mno-fp-regs. The configure
script should figure this out by itself, but the test for this is
broken (fixed now). The easiest way is to just add -mno-fp-regs to
CFLAGS in xfs/bsd/Makefile.