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Re: Problems booting NSLU2 (slug)

On 10/09/2012, at 10:18 PM, Matt Thomas <matt%3am-software.com@localhost> wrote:

> On Sep 10, 2012, at 1:15 AM, Dave Tyson wrote:
>> On Saturday 08 September 2012 01:34:15 Matt Thomas wrote:
>>> On Sep 7, 2012, at 4:43 PM, Richard Earnshaw (home) wrote:
>>>> That instruction is so bogus that you must be executing data, not code.
>>> Nope, that's how the kernel enter DDB.
>> OK, that presumably happens after the KASSERT. I'll try and work through the 
>> code and see why the assert is tripped - this must be early on as I don't 
>> see 
>> the symbol/seqment sizes message.
> This is fixed in -current.  Maybe the changes were never submitted for pullup 
> to netbsd-6.

Why do people (ab)use English this way, maybe I'm just getting obstreperous in 
my old age. What is "this"? Is it the assertion that tripped, or the missing 
symbol/seqment sizes message? 

I was taught to be very careful of references like "this" and "it" during my 
postgrad studies and some lessons stick ;-)


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