oops, sorry ... I wasn't even getting a page fault, it was just
hanging.  Hrmmm, maybe I'll try a newer kernel and see if it still
exhibits the same problem ... my luck, I got my sources part way through
someone's update :)

On Fri, 16 Jun 2000, Donn Miller wrote:

> The Hermit Hacker wrote:
> > 
> > On Thu, 15 Jun 2000, Wes Morgan wrote:
> > 
> > > As of about 7pm EDT I can't boot a -current kernel. I _can_ boot a kernel
> > > from the 13th I snagged from a snapshot kernel disk, and I can boot the
> > > snapshot from the 15th (but since userconfig does not work the lnc device
> > > spams so many error messages the system never reaches a prompt).
> > >
> > > Already did the make clean depend all install for /sys/boot/i386 and that
> > > was no help. The kernel just freezes _right_ after trying to boot... I'm
> > > not sure how far its getting, I'll have to play around with a debug kernel
> > > and see what I can get from it (if anything).
> > 
> > okay, I see the same thing, but *believe* that this has to do with the
> > whole thread on ttyv0 that just passed through here, so am just waiting
> > and watching the commit logs for something that "looks" appropriate ...
> Well, I don't think that ttyv0 would be the problem in this case. 
> See, the machine just hangs with a fatal trap immediately after the
> boot loader attempts to boot the kernel.  The whole thread with ttyv0
> seems to be an issue only when /etc/rc.conf is read.  So, basically
> the page fault is occuring way at the beginning of the boot process
> long before the console driver is even loaded. 8-(
> - Donn

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