Subject: Re: _simple_lock kernel panic while listing some procfs files
To: Nicolas Joly <>
From: Andrew Doran <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/16/2007 19:53:32

On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 05:58:35PM +0100, Nicolas Joly wrote:

> I just updated my -current NetBSD/amd64 a few minutes ago ... And
> quickly hit a problem. I'm getting a kernel panic while trying to list
> some files in /proc with this simple command :
> njoly@lanfeust [~]> sudo mount_procfs /proc /proc 
> njoly@lanfeust [~]> ls /proc/*/file
> [..PANIC..]

I can reproduce the crash. I believe that there may still be issues with
Linux applications and /proc, also. I'll be looking into this tomorrow and
will update the list with more as I have it.