Subject: Re: file system hang on -current?
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Hisashi T Fujinaka <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/04/2005 14:07:55
On Tue, 4 Jan 2005, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

> I have a new Dell 8400 with 1G of RAM and a big SATA disk.  I brought
> up -current on it (from yesterday's source).  When I tried unpacking
> two tarballs at once (pkgsrc, from an on-disk file and src, from a CD),
> something hung.  If I try to run 'find' on /usr/pkgsrc, the find
> command hangs, in a fashion unkillable by 'kill -9'.  ps shows that
> it's in vnlock.
> The kernel is GENERIC.MPACPI; here's the dmesg, if it matters.
> ---
> NetBSD 2.99.12 (GENERIC.MPACPI) #0: Mon Jan  3 08:33:45 EST 2005

There was something weird this weekend with src/sys/uvm/uvm_km.c that
caused me all sorts of disk access headaches. Do you have v 1.73?

Hisashi T Fujinaka -
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