Subject: Re: Problem w/ nfs root on macppc
To: Bob Nestor <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/29/2001 23:33:48
On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, Bob Nestor wrote:

> On 11/29/01 4:50 PM, Bill Studenmund ( wrote:
> >I recently started using a -current kernel on my 1.5 system, and have
> >started seeing a weird problem. Every now and then the system panics with
> >a cred != NULL assertion error in nfs_socket.c, line 929.
> I noticed this in the 1.5Y snapshot kernel.  Chuck Silvers suggested
> rebuilding the system with NEWPMAP as this might be the cause.
> Unfortunately a -current kernel won't even boot on my B&W G3 with or
> without NEWPMAP so I haven't been able to diagnose this any further.  I
> posted a note on part-macppc a few days ago about this but didn't see any
> responses.

NEWPMAP is the next thing to try. After that, I'll try serial console, so
I can see if I get a trace.

ppc's ddb does do stack traces, doesn't it?

Take care,