Subject: Re: PR/34293 CVS commit: src/sys/dev
To: None <,,>
From: Michael van Elst <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/05/2006 18:20:02
The following reply was made to PR kern/34293; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Michael van Elst <>
Subject: Re: PR/34293 CVS commit: src/sys/dev
Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2006 20:17:15 +0200

 On Tue, Sep 05, 2006 at 12:55:04PM +0000, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
 >  > I believe that this is not allowed. The strategy routine is
 >  > part of the top half of the driver, it operates in process
 >  > context.
 >  have you read the referred thread?
 I have read the thread. It says that the xen driver calls other
 drivers from interrupt context and which failed for vnd which
 at that time wouldn't queue infinite buffers without waiting.
 >  does your "mkfs.ext2" use a block device, rather than a raw device?
 It's not mine but it does.
                                 Michael van Elst
                                 "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."