Subject: Re: Problems with new boot disk on 4/110
To: Brad Spencer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Gillham <email@example.com>
Date: 07/28/1996 12:50:54
Brad Spencer wrote:
> When trying to boot from the disk, the kernel hangs shortly after
> identifing all the devices and declaring the root is on 'sd0a'. I put
> some debugging in the kernel and it appears that it gets past the exec
> of init and the pager daemon [I didn't follow it though scheduler].
This is a known problem. If you build the kernel with DDB,DEBUG,DIAGNOSTIC
you will see the "process 1 received signal 11" error message.
> Has anyone booted a 4/110 from a disk???
"In the past"
I _thought_ I had stumbled across some pointer corruption, but after
some investigation it appeared to be kernel stack problems that I caused..
Anyway, Paul Kranenburg is aware of the problem, but hasn't found anything