Subject: Odd behavior with mount
To: None <>
From: Bruce O'Neel <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/11/2005 16:11:54

I have an x86 system with a big disk which 2 sparc 20s and 1 Ultra 2 netboot
from.  Both the x86 and the sparc 20s run current from the 03 December
tar file snapshots.  The Ultra 2 runs FreeBSD 6.0.

Today when I finished my weekly CD backup written on the x86, 
I mounted the CD on the same drive on the x86.  This was
the first CD I'd mounted since I upgraded this past Monday or so.

As soon as I mounted the CD both the sparc20s hung.  The Ultra and the
x86 continued on as if nothing happend.

Does anyone have any idea what might have caused this?  It's not a 
crisis for me right now since I can always mount the cd on the ultra, 
but, in the past I've been able to mount a CD without hanging the netbooted

In addition, I found it odd that the 20s hung, but the ultra kept running.
Other than OSes (and architectures) they are identical in their netboot




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