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Re: kern/53072: netbsd-8 regression: startx (nv driver) crashes system

On Sun, Mar 11, 2018 at 5:33 PM Benny Siegert <> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 8:06 PM matthew green <> wrote:
> > Benny, this might fix your new problem too.  can you also
> > test it?

> I downloaded a NetBSD-8 GENERIC kernel built on March 11, so that should
> include the pulled-up patch. I still get runaway memory allocation on
> (from the login process). Because of that, I could not test whether startx
> succeeds.

I managed to gdb into the login process, and it was stuck below
__getlastlogx50. Removing /var/log/lastlogx fixed this problem!

Now I could actually run startx, which was crashing before on this
installation. It is now working perfectly. Thanks for fixing the problem.


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