Subject: Re: FFS panic "locking against myself"
To: Brian C. Grayson <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/17/1998 14:07:05
On Dec 17, Brian C. Grayson wrote
>   I modified lookup() to print the action type (create, delete,
> rename, lookup) as well as the path name that it was working
> on.  Here are the last things it does:
> <lots of lookups up to the top of the screen>
> lookup /home/src/distrib/alpha/floppy
> lookup src/
> lookup /home/src/
> delete src/
> delete /home/src/
> lookup src/ <-- this is the one that caused the inode-lock panic.

Just to be sure ... is the affected filesystem mounted async ?

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.