Subject: Re: kernel panics: lock error (mutex)
To: Arto Selonen <email@example.com>
From: Mindaugas R. <rmind@NetBSD.org>
Date: 12/13/2007 18:05:01
Arto Selonen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Recently our NetBSD-current system (i386) has become fairly unstable (from
> uptimes of months, interrupted by current upgrades, down to kernel panics
> every few days).
A lot of changes were made and more still coming into the -current, so this
is expected :)
> Any suggestions for disabling/enabling specific debugging or similar
> kernel config options for tracking this down? (Already should have most
> enabled from previous problems in the past couple of years).
Traditionally DEBUG, DIAGNOSTIC and LOCKDEBUG options are enough (this, of
course, decreases the performance very much).
> So, I have a crash dump available. Should I file a PR and continue from
> there with more data (like kernel config, etc),
Yes, please file a PR in such cases.