Subject: Re: file system hang on -current?
To: Hisashi T Fujinaka <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/04/2005 17:10:41
In message <>, Hisashi T Fujinaka 
>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?

The answer is yes and no -- I have it, but I accidentally burned a CD 
from older source...  I just reinstalled; I'll see if it's better.  

		--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin,