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Re: Strange panic with today's kernel

From: Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai <asmodai@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2004 10:02:39 +0100

-On [20040108 09:32], Matthew Dillon (dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
>    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!

Should we do the same thing here as we did with the kernel?  Have a
sysctl specify the location of the old init:

kern.initfile=/sbin/init and after an installworld have it do something
like: kern.initfile=/sbin/init.old

Is this feasible Matt?

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