Strange vkernel crash

Dave Hayes dave at
Wed Apr 4 07:35:51 PDT 2007

Matthew Dillon <dillon at> writes:
>     Maybe something in your /etc/ttys (the vkernel's /etc/ttys, that is)
>     is causing init to blow up the vkernel.  Try messing with that.  Be
>     sure to save the original in case that turns out to be the
>     cause.

I just have what is in the man page:

# cat ttys
console "/usr/libexec/getty Pc" cons25 on secure

>     There have also been a lot of changes to HEAD recently.  Have you 
>     done a complete kernel and world recompile for the vkernel 
>     environment?  That doesn't excuse the crash, but it might be why
>     I can't reproduce it on my end.

Someone was telling me that I could check out a copy of /usr/src into
a different pathname and still run buildworld/installworld. Is this
true, and if so is there any special magic I have to do?
Dave Hayes - Consultant - Altadena CA, USA - dave at 
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