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Re: NetBSD 2.1.1: panic during cvs update

On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 03:10:31PM +0300, wrote:
> > What would be interesting is the dmesg up to the panic. You can get
> > it with 'dmesg' in ddb (for next time :), but you can also get it
> > from the core dump, if it got written to disk (dmesg -M /path/to/dump).
> > 
> > Indeed, I've seen panics in softdep caused by write error at hardware
> > level.
> Alright, here's the dmesg. There's nothing unusual except the last four
> lines. BTW I experimented a bit with cvs. It crashes if I enable softdeps and
> doesn't when I disable it. So I guess it's a hardware issue.

It looks more like a bug in softdeps here; if it was a hard disk error,
you'd have messages about the error before the panic.
It could also be bad memory, but in such a case I guess you'd see other

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.  
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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