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Re: Installing Hurd: dselect causes panic


From: Philip Charles
Subject: Re: Installing Hurd: dselect causes panic
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 04:36:50 +1300 (NZDT)

Try mounting the cdrom (use settrans) and then accessing the CD as a
mounted file system.

Phil.

On Wed, 23 Oct 2002, Greg Buchholz wrote:

>
> I'm installing the Hurd (J2 iso set) for the first
> time and everything was going smoothly until I wanted
> to start installing packages with "dselect".  When I
> select "cdrom" as the install media, I get a message
> like...
>
> /dev/fd5: line222: 59 Segmentation fault  mount >$tp.m
>
> ...and dselect recovers rather gracefully and allows
> me to try again.  If I select "cdrom" a few more
> times, I can get a message like...
>
> panic: zalloc: zone ipc ports exhausted
>
> -or-
>
> panic: zalloc: zone threads exhausted
>
> ...and then my machine gets rebooted.  It seems fairly
> consistant and repeatable (I've done it 4 times so
> far), but it can happen the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th time I
> try to select the cdrom.  I'll include my machine
> configuration below.  Oh, and I don't seem to get any
> core files from the segfault.
>
>
> Hope this is of use to someone,
>
> Greg Buchholz
>
>
> My Hardware:
> -AMD Athlon XP 1600+
> -512 MB RAM (was 1GB, had to take out half in order to
> boot)
> -Award Bios V6.00PG ver ABA45
> -FIC AD-11 motherboard
> -AMD 760 chipset
> -Matrox G200 graphics card
> -D-Link DFE-530TX network card
> -D-Link OHCI ieee1394 card
> -Philips 8x IDE CD-RW
> -Acer 36x IDE CDROM
> -Seagate 6.5GB IDE drive
> -Seagate 40GB IDE drive (Hurd installed on hd1s5)
>
>
>
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