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Re: More kernel testing on lots of machines urgenetly needed!
- To: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: More kernel testing on lots of machines urgenetly needed!
- From: "Johan M:son Lindman" <tybollt_(_at_)_solace_(_dot_)_mh_(_dot_)_se>
- Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 21:57:39 +0200
Does it make sense to test bsd.i386/bsd.mp.i386 on AMD64 or will bsd.amd64
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
> 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.