Subject: Re: Crashes in specfs_ioctl() during system shutdown
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/23/2004 18:59:59
On Thu, 23 Sep 2004 11:08:35 +0000 (UTC) (Matthias Scheler) wrote:

> 	Hello,
> in the past few weeks my NetBSD-current system (2.0G initially, 2.0H now)
> has crashed several times during system shutdown in spec_ioctl()
> probably due to a NULL pointer reference. I cannot provide a crash
> dump because the system freezes after printing out "syncing disks...".
> Has anybody else seen this?

I've seen it taking a _very long_ time to sync the disks (but that was just
one day...)

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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