Subject: reboot hangs
To: Soren S. Jorvang <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/28/2000 19:21:03
On Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 11:46:45AM +0200, Soren S. Jorvang wrote:
> > We should *really* find the real bug for this !
> > This doesn't help with my alpha where the busy vnodes are on the root
> > filesystem.
> The hangs at shutdown I am currently seeing (I think it used to
> be something different) are caused by cache_purgevfs() spinning
> over and over again.

Do you have softdep ?
The problem I have (and I think Bernd's one is the same) is that the
kernel fails to unmount the filesystems, but no hangs.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.