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Re: Repeatable crash

On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 02:03:28PM +0000, Andrew Doran wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 03:40:02AM -0800, Paul Goyette wrote:
> > This is from a 4.99.49 kernel and userland built from sources dated 
> > 2008-01-24 21:14:50 UTC
> > 
> > Usually, I run build.sh on the machine that actually contains the 
> > source, but this time I ran it on another host.  The entire /usr/src and 
> > /usr/obj directories were NFS-mounted.  The crash happens about 30 or 40 
> > minutes after starting build.sh and it happens at different places, so I 
> > don't think it's data-specific;  rather I suspect some strange race 
> > condition.  The back-traces don't seem terribly usefule (maybe gdb is 
> > out-of-sync with the trap stack-frame again?).
> The trap frame layout changed, I think dsl%netbsd.org@localhost is looking at 
> it.
> Did you get anything out of ddb?

I have a local fix, but nick needs to sort one out that can be given
back to the FSF.
The os specific parts of gdb are all done with 100s of magic constants!


David Laight: david%l8s.co.uk@localhost

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