Subject: Re: kern/32338: NFS hang while reading directory
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
From: Reinoud Zandijk <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/02/2006 23:58:43
On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 04:57:50AM +0900, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> what does "when the lock is in place" mean?  "already locked"?
well when its waiting on the `vnlock' or `nfsrclk' locks...

> - can you provide a raw dump?   ie. tcpdump -s9999 -wsomefile
provided in f.n.o/misc/reinoud/netcapture-PR-32338.gz

> - where can i find "a spurious VOP_READDIR"?
comment about that removed from the PR, see PR for explanation.

> - why do you think it's a "UVM problem"?
that was an initial guess, but it has been proven wrong. Its removed from 
the subject line

> - can you confirm if the problem can happen with new userland?
>   ie. if it's a COMPAT_xxx problem?
would like to but don't have a spare machine to update now :( but i'll try 
as soon as i have time to do so.