Subject: Re: Panic: blkfree: freeing free frag
To: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rick Byers <email@example.com>
Date: 05/17/1997 18:43:50
Yes, since the disks couldn't sync after the panic, it did fschk
everything. There were a few minor errors, but I didn't see anything out
of the ordinary for a crash during heavy disk activity.
On Sat, 17 May 1997, David Brownlee wrote:
> Have you tried running fsck -f on the filesystems after the
> problem? (If you boot to multi user it will probably happen
> anyway, but its always worth checking :)
> David/abs firstname.lastname@example.org
> .---- I've been too drunk to love ----.-- I've been too drunk to remember -.
> | too drunk to care | the hell of the night before |
> | looked like death, felt like hell | I've been drinking myself blind |
> `------ been the worse for wear ------'-- and still I'll drink some more --'
> On Sat, 17 May 1997, Rick Byers wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I'm in the process of upgrading a 1.2/i386 machine to 1.2.1. While moving
> > about a gig of data (users home dir's) over, I've gotten the following
> > panic twice so far.
> > block 4135
> > Panic: blkfree: freeing free frag
> > It then fails to sync the disks, but does do a core dump. I don't have
> > debugging symbols compiled into the kernel, so gdb isn't much help. The
> > only thing I noticed in gdb is that backtrace gives "cannot access memory
> > at 0x0".
> > Anyway, is this most likely a hardware problem or a netbsd bug? I'm
> > hoping that it is a bug that is fixed in 1.2.1. What are the major
> > changes in 1.2.1 anyway (still can't find a CHANGES file)?
> > Thanks,
> > Rick
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Rick Byers Internet Access Worldwide
firstname.lastname@example.org System Admin, Tech Support
Welland, Ontario, Canada (905)714-1400