Subject: Re: More stuck in D state woes
To: Robert Black <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/11/1996 10:55:25
On Thu, 11 Apr 1996 12:39:57 +0100 
 Robert Black <> wrote:

 > Hmm, the arm32 port is suffering from processes sticking in a disk wait which
 > has been traced to vflushbuf waiting on a vnode with I/O pending (possibly
 > spuriously). A fsck -d following this seems to indicate that the indirect block
 > address of an inode is wrong (this can show up as a bad inode type). This had
 > been assumed to be a port-specific problem. Does this sound like the same
 > problem to anyone who is an expert on such things?

Paul Kranenburg definitely mentioned vflushbuf() while talking about this 
on port-sparc.  It's probably an MI bug.

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