Subject: Re: kernel panic in msdosfs_rename()
To: Sheldon Hearn <>
From: Tim Walls <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 05/05/2000 10:04:43
> Hi folks,
> We've had a report of a bug in FreeBSD 3.4-STABLE (and up) in which a
> kernel panic may occur when moving file entries in FAT32 filesystems.
> The bug description and a proposed patch are available at:
> Since the code in question was derived from NetBSD, I was hoping that
> someone on this list might have the time to test the How-To-Repeat (and
> the patch if needs be) in NetBSD-current.

Well, for what it's worth I can certainly confirm that in my
not-particularly-recent NetBSD-current (1.4S i386) the bug exists & kernel

I'll try out the patch (if noone else beats me to it,) but I'll
need to upgrade to the latest -current first, so it may take a while :*).


Tim Walls