Losing the battle with RC1

2002-12-13 Thread Kevin Oberman
For the past few days I have been trying to get RC1 running on my old laptop (IBM ThinkPad 600E). The installation worked pretty well, but the system crashes frequently when acpi is running. I decided to get a dump to look at and added the following to my rc.conf: dumpdev=/dev/ad0s2b

Re: Losing the battle with RC1

2002-12-13 Thread Nate Lawson
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Kevin Oberman wrote: For the past few days I have been trying to get RC1 running on my old laptop (IBM ThinkPad 600E). The installation worked pretty well, but the system crashes frequently when acpi is running. I decided to get a dump to look at and added the following

Re: Losing the battle with RC1

2002-12-13 Thread Eric J. Chet
Hello I have a Thinkpad T23 and to get current to be stable I had to upgrade the the bios. Might help you also. On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Kevin Oberman wrote: For the past few days I have been trying to get RC1 running on my old laptop (IBM ThinkPad 600E). The installation worked pretty

Re: Losing the battle with RC1

2002-12-13 Thread Kevin Oberman
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 11:22:10 -0800 (PST) From: Nate Lawson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Kevin Oberman wrote: For the past few days I have been trying to get RC1 running on my old laptop (IBM ThinkPad 600E). The installation worked pretty well, but

Re: Losing the battle with RC1

2002-12-13 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002 12:02:02 -0800, Kevin Oberman [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Thanks for pointing out the obvious! (Although I am confused by why it wiped the root partition which is BEFORE swap.) Because it starts at the end of the specified partition and works its way backwards. (The hope is to

Re: Losing the battle with RC1

2002-12-13 Thread Nate Lawson
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Kevin Oberman wrote: Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 11:22:10 -0800 (PST) From: Nate Lawson [EMAIL PROTECTED] ad0s2 needs to be as big as main memory or dumps may overwrite the next partition. Actually, a bit bigger. But that doesn't matter as I made it 160 MB back when

Re: Losing the battle with RC1

2002-12-13 Thread Julian Elischer
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Kevin Oberman wrote: Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 11:22:10 -0800 (PST) From: Nate Lawson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Kevin Oberman wrote: For the past few days I have been trying to get RC1 running on my old laptop (IBM

Re: Losing the battle with RC1

2002-12-13 Thread Julian Elischer
Looks like a bug in Geom.. Apparently it uses signed numbers :-) (also a bug in the kernel becasue the dump should have refused) On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Garrett Wollman wrote: On Fri, 13 Dec 2002 12:02:02 -0800, Kevin Oberman [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Thanks for pointing out the obvious!

Re: Losing the battle with RC1

2002-12-13 Thread Julian Elischer
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Nate Lawson wrote: On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Kevin Oberman wrote: Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 11:22:10 -0800 (PST) From: Nate Lawson [EMAIL PROTECTED] ad0s2 needs to be as big as main memory or dumps may overwrite the next partition. Actually, a bit bigger. But

Re: Losing the battle with RC1

2002-12-13 Thread Nate Lawson
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (Dec 13), Julian Elischer said: It's always been there. the question is Who has broken it? I think it has just slowly bitrotted. I opened a PR on this in November. http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=kern/45777 This

Re: Losing the battle with RC1

2002-12-13 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Dec 13), Julian Elischer said: It's always been there. the question is Who has broken it? I think it has just slowly bitrotted. I opened a PR on this in November. http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=kern/45777 -- Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To