[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 8.1-RC1 Kernel Panic on boot

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Jun 24 07:36:44 PDT 2010


On 06/23/2010 16:13, Ian Robinson wrote:On 06/23/2010 16:13, Ian 
Robinson wrote:
> HP Vectra VL420, P4 @ 2.0 GHz, 1.5 GHz RAM, nVidia FX5500
> PCBSD 8.1-RC1 Kernel Panic on Reboot.
>
> =========================================================
> There is a kernel panic on boot up shortly after the PCBSD Welcome 
> Screen and immediately after the ZFS Server Pool version message and 
> the Timecounter frequency and Tick counter reports:
>
> Fatal trap 12: page fault while in kernel mode
> cpuid = 0; apic id = 00
> fault virtual address    = 0x797469
> fault code        = supervisor read, page not present
> instruction pointer    = 0x20:0xc1ab1a41
> stack pointer        = 0x28:0xc1c20bec
> frame pointer        = 0x28:0xc1c20bec
> 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        = 0 (swapper)
> tran number         = 12
>
> panic:  page fault
> cpuid = 0
> Uptime: 1s
>
> Cannot dump.  Device not defined or unavailable
>
> Automatic reboot in 15 seconds . . . etc, etc.
>
>
>
> Comments:
>
> 1.  This computer was the subject of a previous report about the 
> upgrade freezing followed by spontaneous reboot.  (Kris -- You will 
> remember telling me afterward not to do a fresh install after a kernel 
> panic.)
>
> 2.  I did a "fresh install" and it has worked fine for several days.
>
> 3.  Immediately before the kernel panic, the last thing I did was 
> install the Virtualbox PBI and rebooted.  The shutdown portion of the 
> reboot was normal and without incident.
>
> 4.  The kernel panic is repeatable 100% of the time.
>
> 5.  Toggling ACPI off makes no difference.
>
> 6.  Nor will it start in the safe mode.
>
>
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Gotcha, this is a problem with the VirtualBox application. The 
vboxnetflt module causes a kernel panic at boot on 8.x. I've reported 
this to the developers already and am working on a fixed PBI now for the 
final ISO / pbidir.

-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems

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