Subject: Re: Weird nfs-root bug on powermac
To: enami tsugutomo <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/02/2002 10:03:56
On Tue, 2 Apr 2002, enami tsugutomo wrote:

> > I've been faced with a strange bug recently. I'm running a 1.5ZC kernel
> > from last week on my Beige G3. I have root on nfs.
> >
> > Whenever I first boot in the morning, or if I reboot after the system has
> > been up for a while, rc.order core dumps.
> The behaviour is a bit different but I saw some programs got PGM or
> other traps when first time it is invoked on my nfs rooted macppc
> after recent nfs_bio.c change.  What I'm suspecting is that some
> necessary icache invalidation isn't performed.

There's something else it's doing now. 'touch /dev/null' fails for
'wrstuden' but works for 'root'. I've tracked it down to the rpc call.
Still checking.

Take care,