Subject: Re: pagedeamon deadlocks (2)
To: Gilbert Fernandes <>
From: Bang Jun-Young <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/20/2004 01:13:48
Gilbert Fernandes wrote:
> bang-san,

Heh, I, as a Korean, prefer to be called "Jun-Young-nim". ;-)
(postfix -nim has similar usage as -san in Japanese, except that
it's usually appended to a personal name, not a surname)

> > Are you using lfs? The deadlock occurred to
> > me when I tried to extract a very large tarball
> > on a lfs volume. Kernels between 2/14 and yesterday
> > have the same problem. What's odd is, the samething
> > was okay with a ffs (+softdep) partition.
> using ffs. i got two boxes here. main
> gate is running current-zg dated feb-12-2004
> and i used it to compile a 1.6zj release for
> my laptop. the zj pagedaemon goes in deadlock
> when it tries to swap out and free pages == 0

There's a PR wrt this as kern/24443. Stay tuned. ;-)