Subject: Re: 1.0A Repeated "panic: ffs_alloccg" Any ideas?
To: Mark Delany <>
From: bryan collins <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/16/1994 22:31:03
> > writes:
> >>Are you running pine on that machine, perhaps?  A couple of other people
> >>have mentioned problems related to using pine.  Last time I looked,
> >>there was at least one ftruncate() call with an incorrect type for the
> >Yes, pine 3.90 is often hanging around at or about the time of the
> It is early days yet, but the tentative result is that pine is the
> culprit possibly due to ftruncate() as you suggest. Perhaps that fix
> you alluded to was compromised with the integration of the 4.4
> sources?
> Note that it seems to be in combination with something else as I can
> run the same pine executable on another system here with the same sup
> date kernel without exhibiting the same panics.
> (bryan collins) was talking about similar
> panics. Bryan, if you're still out there, is pine relevant to your
> symptoms?

Yup, I have 3.90 installed, and according to the accounting, sendmail is always the 
last process run before the crash. I'll disable the use of pine for awhile and monitor
the results.


 Bryan Collins
 Coombs Computing Unit
 Australian National University
 Canberra, Australia, 0200
 Tel: (06) 249 3102