Recent commits to -HEAD broke the linux emulator

YONETANI Tomokazu qhwt+dfly at
Fri Jun 2 23:01:19 PDT 2006

On Fri, Jun 02, 2006 at 10:04:14AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :
> :On Sat, May 27, 2006 at 07:26:09PM +0200, Rumko wrote:
> :> The commits that occured recently in -HEAD (todays and maybe also yesterdays) 
> :> broke the linux emulator. While booting up with SMP or not, it hangs while 
> :> loading the linux emulator.
> :
> :Me too, and when it's compiled in the kernel, it boots, but it hangs
> :when I start acroread7.  I think remember that the kernel built from
> :the source as of May 24 was OK.
>     I need something I can duplicate from a freshly installed machine.
>     I need to know which packages I need to install and a sequence of 
>     commands that reproduces the problem.

If linux emulator is compiled in, just install pkgsrc/emulators/suse_base
and run
  $ /usr/pkg/emul/bin/ls -l
and it never returns.  You may have to run `sysctl kern.sync_on_panic=1'
in advance, as panic command from DDB may be stuck.
If linux emulator is not compiled in the kernel, loading it via
/etc/rc.d/abi will trigger the lock up(probably because it runs

I couldn't drop in to DDB on my SMP machine, but I could on my laptop.
I'm uploading a kernel dump on my leaf account.

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