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Re: More kernel testing on lots of machines urgenetly needed!



Does it make sense to test bsd.i386/bsd.mp.i386 on AMD64 or will bsd.amd64 
suffice?


Regards
Johan

On Wednesday 09 June 2004 21:16, Bob Beck wrote:
> 	Thanks to everyone who has so far tested and sent us reports
>
> 	Two major problems have been found and now fixed:
>
> 	The first was an incorrect initialization in the kernel causing
> GENERIC.MP not to work on uniprocessor machines.
>
> 	The second was a locore.s problem that could cause a kernel
> panic under load with GENERIC, or GENERIC.MP, (thanks to rd_(_at_)_thrush_(_dot_)_com
> for the report).
>
> 	Kernels are now appearing on
>
> 	ftp://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/snapshots/smp/
>
> 	which fix both these, which are the known problems we
> have so far seen.  (these have a build date of around 12:40 MDT today).
>
> 	Please continue testing on as many machines as possible,
> and sending reports to beck_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org in in the format as previously
> posted: i.e. stuff like:
>
> i386;OpenBSD 3.5-current (GENERIC) #31: Tue Jun  8 19:19:38 MDT 2004;Intel
> D865 PERL with P4 2.60GHz, 1G RAM, single SATA disk;make build while
> running as X11 workstation and a little mail and web;No problems
>
> 	Be sure to do stuff beyond just booting it, Run stuff you would
> normally and not so normally run and tell us please.
>
> 	Failures can be mailed to the list, include ALL DETAILS you can,
> expecially ps and trace from DDB. (if you're testing it's helpful to
> have a serial console).
>
> 	Thanks, and keep them coming. We need reports from as wide a variety
> of machines as possible if we are to add SMP support - If you want this
> for 3.6 Now is the time to drag everything out of the closet and try it.
>
> 	Thanks,
>
> 	-Bob
>
>
> !DSPAM:40c762d6158261366015369!



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