Subject: Re: config on nfs/null mount, i386
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Tracy J. Di Marco White <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/06/2000 13:38:19
}On Tue, 28 Nov 2000, Tracy Di Marco White wrote:
}> I'm trying to upgrade from 1.5_BETA2 to current, cvs updated to yesterday.
}> Clean tree, as I blew it all away and checked it back out.
}> I mount a large filesystem from another machine (lyra), running 1.5_ALPHA2,
}> then null mount the source tree I want to use on /usr/src.
}Please note that layered mounts of nfs file systems are not 100% stable at
}the present time. nfs does not do real vnode locking and the layers now
}do. You might run into trouble.

I noticed. :)  It causes the machine to panic fairly quickly now, with a
locking error.

Tracy J. Di Marco White
Project Vincent Systems Manager