Subject: Re: possible problem with NFS?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/31/1995 17:06:31
In article <> writes:
>I've got a problem that I think may be with NFS.  If not, I have no
>idea where it is, and I'd appreciate any pointers on how to track this
>First of all:
>I'm running July 27 i386 current (though I had the same problems with
>sources supped a week earlier).  My kernel is modified with the latest
>and greatest of Stefan Grefan's PCMCIA code, and I have a 3com 3c589
>ethernet adaptor in the slot.  I don't think this problem is related
>to PCMCIA, though I can't discount the idea completely.
>The problem is one of memory corruption.  I have the kernel compiled
>with options DIAGNOSITIC, though if I run a kernel without that
>option, it runs a little farther than usual, but eventually dies (as

I have the same problem; I die in recvit() as called from recvfrom(),
when the machine is otherwise idle. The network the machine is on
has very heavy broadcasting traffic. The only machine that dies is the
3c589 PCMCIA one, so the bug has to be some race condition in the driver.