Having determined that the last bootable install image was 20020311,
I have network booted my Sony VAIO PCG-SRX7E/P using pxeboot and the
contents of the boot.flp image on an NFS mount.
If the boot process is allowed to progress without interruption, the
vga0: <Generic ISA VGA> at port 0x3c0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff on isa0
unknown: <PNP0303> can't assign resources (port)
unknown: <PNP0c02> can't assign resources (memory)
psmcpnp0: irq resource info is missing: assuming irq 12
Fatal trap 12: page fault while in kernel mode
fault virtual address = 0x6d256d24
fault code = supervisor write, page not present
instruction pointer = 0x8:0xc164cf00
stack pointer = 0x10:0xcb92cd00
frame pointer = 0x10:0xcb92cd1c
code segment = base 0x0, limit 0xfffff, type 0x1b
= DPL 0, pres 1, def32 1, gran 1
processor eflags = interrupt enabled, resume, IOPL = 0
current process = 27 (irq10: sn0)
trap number = 12
panic: page fault
Automatic reboot in 15 seconds - press a key on the console to abort
--> Press a key on the console to reboot.
--> or switch off the system now.
* Setting 'OK set boot_verbose' indicates that
Device configuration finished.
bpf: lo0 attached
* Setting 'OK set hint.sn.0.disabled=1' resolves the issue and allows
the machine to boot into the installer, and complete installation.
On reboot, the classic symptoms of pcic unhappiness appear -- the boot
process freezes after ad0: is recognized.
As in the past, Werner Losh's recommended
OK set hw.pcic.intr_path=1
OK set hw.pcic.irq=0
resolves the issue. (Stay calm, there is a pause while the Memory
Stick times-out with the typical 15s SCSI delay.)
Now to the psm0 problem...
To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]
with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message