Subject: Re: [ NFS: How to make FreeBSD fall on its face in one easy step]
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Chuck Silvers <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/17/2001 23:16:24

I've checked in a fix for what appears to have been the one bug
that caused all the FFS problems.


On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 01:12:18PM +0100, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 07:15:07PM +0000, void wrote:
> > The attached code has exposed several bugs in FreeBSD's NFS client
> > code, and at least one general filesystem bug, related to soft updates.
> > The full details are in the freebsd-hackers archive.
> This little program did not show any NFS client problems on
> NetBSD-current. It did show FFS(+softdep) problems on both
> -current and the 1.5 branch. It produced incorrect output
> on a few runs on the 1.5 branch, NFS client side, but they
> looked to be a VM problem rather than an NFS problem.
> So, no NFS-specific trouble, but definitely showing some
> serious problems.
> - Frank
> -- 
> Frank van der Linden                 
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