Subject: Re: panic: ptdi %x
To: Michael K. Sanders <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/03/1998 18:44:21
"Michael K. Sanders" <> writes:
> I have a 1.3.2 system with an IDE disk that was showing some corrected
> soft errors in my logs, so I wanted to check the disk with dd.  I did
> the following:
>     dd if=/dev/rwd0f of=/dev/null bs=8192k
> and the system promptly panic'ed.  In retrospect, that seems like a
> large block size, but I didn't expect a panic... is this a bug, or
> operator error?

bug (known to at least some), i dunno if it's fixed in -current.

The arm32 had a similar bug which was kludged around, iirc, but i
don't remember all the details.

you might check the PR DB and submit a PR about it if there aren't

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.