Subject: Kernel Panic
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Stephen Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 12/04/2001 23:21:28
I am running NetBSD 1.5-release and have compiled a custom kernel for my
computer, based upon the custom kernel I had from 1.5.0 distribution.
Just recently my computer has suffered from seamingly random reboots.
Having plugged a monitor into it and digging around, I found that the
following message in /var/log/message:
savecore: reboot after panic: amap_wipeout: corrupt amap
savecore: no dump, not enough free space in /var/crash
There is not enough space, as the system has had a RAM upgrade since the
At the time of the crash, I was logged in via ssh running a perl script to
rip a cd I own into mp3 format using cdparanoia and lame.
In the background, I had kdm running for kde version 2.1, and the
appropriate X11R6 bits. The machine was not logged in, so no other X apps
were being run. Other than that, there was only standard system programs
The system has only been running -release for a few days. I am intending
to boot off of the old kernel (which I saved) to see how that stands up,
but I will obviously do what I can to help track down the cause of this.
Any help or advice would be gratefully received, though please note that I
am not subscribed to this list.