Subject: Re: Please audit pool use in your code!
To: David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/04/2006 14:47:01
On Mon, Sep 04, 2006 at 05:16:21PM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
> Further to this. I've only seen this on amd64 boxes running
> i386 (as opposed to i386 boxes running i386, which is my
> only relevant reference).
> In one case about ten days ago I took the disks, memory
> and display card from one box which was seeing the
> uvm_fault(..., 0, 0, 1) -> 0xe issue and put them into a
> 32bit Athlon box and not seen the issue since.
> A tentative hypothesis would be that it could be amd64 specific,
> or 'sk' nic specific.
It's not 'sk' nic specific; we have bge nics.
But the machines in question do, in fact, run 32 bit kernels on amd64
hardware. Is there any chance you could try running the original system
in 64-bit mode?