Subject: Re: panic: ptdi %x
To: Michael K. Sanders <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 11/03/1998 18:44:21
"Michael K. Sanders" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 - email@example.com - http://www.netbsd.org/People/Pages/cgd.html
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.