panic during install

Chris Pressey cpressey at
Thu Jun 10 15:39:46 PDT 2004

On Thu, 10 Jun 2004 15:18:48 -0700 (PDT)
Matthew Dillon <dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>     Chris, it turns out that this 'dup alloc' issue might be a real
>     bug after all.  DR is getting them on several machines.
>     It is possible that the dup alloc's are being caused by memory
>     corruption related to the accept() changes we just made e.g.
>     starting on the 6th and 7th.
>     DR and I are testing a fix right now.
> 						-Matt

I can't say... the bug in the installer was that, if the user cancelled
the install in the middle and went back and changed the disklabel, it
wasn't writing the new disklabel properly the second time.  This would
make perfect sense for there being overlapping partitions, and I haven't
seen the panic again since I fixed that logic.  But it could very well
be a coincidence.


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