Strange panic with today's kernel

Matthew Dillon dillon at
Thu Jan 8 00:20:49 PST 2004

:Hello all,
:I just rebuilt and installed a new world.  The following completed perfectly:
:installkernel + reboot to that kernel in single user
:Upon exiting single user and logging in over ssh (which runs calendar) I
:received the following:
:Message from syslogd at mars at Wed Jan  7 22:38:24 2004 ...
:mars Jan init: fatal signal: Segmentation fault
    If you didn't reboot after calling installworld I can tell you what
    the issue is... it's simple:  init crashed because you ripped the
    binary out from under it and replaced it with a new binary.  The
    old already-running init tried to page something in and BANG!

    This type of thing can occur after running installworld.  This is 
    why you should always do it on a fairly idle machine, and reboot
    after the installworld completes (or maybe after running mergemaster).


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