Subject: Re: how to create bootable netbsd disk from Tru64 UNIX?
To: Michael L. Hitch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 09/19/2004 13:18:44
[ On Saturday, September 18, 2004 at 12:35:54 (-0600), Michael L. Hitch wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: how to create bootable netbsd disk from Tru64 UNIX?
> The 8GB ES40 I've been playing with has gotten a panic when trying to
> do very much disk I/O. I haven't had time to look into it any further
> yet. It looks like something is trying to free a partial region of an
> extent that had been allocated for DMA.
OK, well thanks for the warning. Is that with -current, 2.0, or...?
I see that's with the mlx(4) driver -- do you think it's driver
(I've got the option of siop(4) or ahc(4) for the boot drives on this
system, though of course I'm stuck with isp(4) for the RAID)
> I've never been able to get a
> dump out of it yet (since the panic occurs during disk I/O, the driver
> probably won't be able to do anything).
I'd like to get KGDB working for this system -- it would make my current
pmap_bootstrap() debugging a lot easier too!
> There's also the problem that when the USB controller is configured, it
> can cause continuous interrupts. [There's a PR or two currently open on
yes I've seen that. We don't need the USB controller on this one...
Greg A. Woods
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