> Sorry about that. We're soaking a version of the kernel that includes
> a reference count in the Block struct. It's so far used by the
> Ethernet drivers, IP stack and USB code, and usbohci.c escaped a
> little too early.
> I've just pushed out a newer allocb.c to sources that initializes the
> refence count at allocation.

the new version of port/allocb.c panics my terminal early in the boot
process. unfortunately, i'm going to have to buy another serial card
to debug this, so i won't have any information for a while. what i
do know is the panic is "ref -1" from freeb and the caller is readq.

- erik