Ok, make world, make kernel and a nice friendly reboot and all seems to be playing nice again. I can update existing ports, install new ones, and the machine seems to be playing nicely again. So this seems to be our issue of which a nice simple kernel upgrade seemed to fix it. :)
I'm now running kernel 4.8 so that should help a lot. > Hi all. Got an older box running Fbsd v4.6 and for some silly reason it's > got this strange habit of giving an error (didn't stay up long enough to > write it down) that sounds like a kernel panic, except instead of the > typical kernel panic message, it fills the screen with some message about > an application error, hit any key or the server will reboot in 15 > seconds. It only does this when compiling or after the box has been up for > more than 24 hours. It's not a mission critical machine, but it's got some > data on it I'd prefer not to loose. I know I'm being kinda vague, but it > happens at random and I usually see the error on the screen just before the > box reboots. So I don't have time to catch it. I'm sure someone has had > this before. This is also the same box that had the ports installation > issue. Any insight into this would be welcome. Also, if I see the error > again, I'll try to write it down. > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"