Subject: msdosfs problems.
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: R. C. Dowdeswell <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/08/1999 16:08:37
So, I have just discovered that I can reliably lock up the MSDOS
file-system.  Basically, I haven't tried to localise the problem,
yet, but it seems that if I hammer on the system with writes it
eventually locks.

An example is:

$ ksh
$ while true; do echo > $RANDOM; done

I can also obtain the results in a single file (but it takes a bit

Anyway, to the point:  I am going to start looking to see if I can
determine what the problem is, but I have a few questions that
might make things quicker:
	o Am I alone in seeing these problems?
	o Does anyone have any suggestions of what might be going


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