Hi Gary, On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 10:28 PM, Gary Kline <kl...@thought.org> wrote: > On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 07:57:19PM -0500, Glen Barber wrote: >> Hi >> >> On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 5:58 PM, Gary Kline <kl...@thought.org> wrote: >> > >> > something panicked my dell. more than twice. i have loaded, the >> > i386 7.2-R Dvd. the panic was something like >> > >> > PHY#1 >> > panic[y/n]y >> >> Do you have a crash report in /var/crash ? >> > > no, nada. i didnt know about /var/crash until now, thanks for the > datapoint. it is empty. >
Very important location on your system after a (possible) panic. > >> > >> > then something about cpu 0 being involved. >> > >> > i have the 8.0 rc3 bootonly.iso cd. should i try that? or did >> > dell ship me a bad computer? >> > >> >> I'll keep my opinions to myself... >> > > well, i'd laugh, glen, but i hurt my back twisting over to my right > [[ with my left hand]] to use the dell keybd. yes, why would any > body do anybody else a bad deed. > > here is more complete version of the events of the day. > > my network bud down in dallas is helping me get the dell as my > new server. my old hp kayak is from 1998 and on its death-bed. > > okay: i have 7.2-R, i386. installs fine. jon horne changed the > IP that the op sys | DHCP suite chose from 10.47.0.112 to > 10.47.0.230. i do not know why, but he change the ifconfig line in > /etc/rc.conf from ="DHCP" to ="inet 10.47.0.230 netmask 10.0.0.255" > or something similar. jon says that the IP can't or shouldn't be > D=Dynamic but stable. surely this is right. ---in my old config > prior to jan 2008 or dec 2007 i had every local IP tied down in a > file in /usr/local/etc/dhcpd.conf [or similar]. it worked > flawlessly. now i am using pfSense and i *think* there is a config > file in there that makes local IP's stable. > Network configuration "should not" provoke a panic, unless the driver is at fault (which you have not stated which driver this is). > anybody know if i'm right? > No clue about pfsense.... > anyway, after my dell was reset to 0.230 from 0.112, things began to > fail. i do not know very much about networking or dhcp; just enough > to know that if something works, that is a Good sigh! > > i need to move over my /etc/namedb/* files; i need to set up mail-- > dovecot[?]; and lastly, apache22. i've got the files, just don't > know how-to make the switch from my 1998 server to my 2009 > computer. > > thanks to all who have read this far. ideas, suggestions very > welcome. a severe wind storm tonight may take down my network any > time. sooner is better, :-) > > gary > >> > ideas? >> > >> > gary >> > >> > >> > >> >> -- Glen Barber _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"