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re: 5.99.30 sparc panic during startup

> At 1:03 Uhr +0900 26.6.2010, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> >> The patch fixes the panic on my ss20 - an UP kernel makes it to multi-user,
> >> and I can log in, and access the machine from the network. There's pppoe,
> >> netatalk and samba breakage, but that may be due to version skew with the
> >> netbsd-4 userland.
> >>
> >> Great work, thanks a lot!
> >
> > :
> >
> >> > the ss10/ss20 are the ones to test.
> >> Attached are dmesg.boot from my SS20. One with serial console, the
> >> other with local framebuffer console / wscons. I net-booted the machine
> >> to single user mode only.
> >
> >Should I do commit this patch?
> From my POV, yes. I notice, though, that by booting to single-user only,
> Jochen didn't actually reach the interesting point. And, of course, a
> second confirmation of both the crash and the fixing bug would be nice.

i tested the patch a little myself, and while i couldn't reproduce the
original problem i did trigger it once by forcing a lot of console output
to be produced, and i was not able to with tsutsui's patch applied.


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