On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 07:23:19AM -0700, David Wolfskill wrote: > As noted in a thread on -mobile yesterday, I'm replacing my long-serving > Dell M4400 laptop with a newer model (M4800) -- you can see -mobile > archives for additional details if you're interested. > > What prompted this note was: > * When I tried to boot head/i386, I got a rather quick panic (well > before any file systems were mounted -- and before any swap space was > allocated, so I didn't have a place for a crash dump. > ...
I was able to copy over a GENERIC head/r280342 kernel from my build machine to the laptop; that booted, and I was then able to do a source "upgrade" on the laptop: FreeBSD g1-254.catwhisker.org 11.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT #1546 r280342M/280343:1100066: Sun Mar 22 10:45:54 PDT 2015 r...@g1-254.catwhisker.org:/common/S4/obj/usr/src/sys/CANARY i386 So I should be able to resume daily tracking of head on my laptop. :-) (I also reviewed my kernel config file; it turns out that all of the sound-related stuff had been commented out, so I removed all of those lines: all other things being equal, I prefer "simpler.") Peace, david -- David H. Wolfskill da...@catwhisker.org Those who murder in the name of God or prophet are blasphemous cowards. See http://www.catwhisker.org/~david/publickey.gpg for my public key.
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