Subject: Re: Weird nfs-root bug on powermac
To: Henry B. Hotz <>
From: Conrad Minshall <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/02/2002 12:41:18
At 10:52 AM -0800 4/2/02, Henry B. Hotz wrote:
>At 9:27 PM +0900 4/2/02, 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.
>Is it worth trying the NeXT fsx.c test program?

Sincce it takes about zero effort it is probably worth the chance of
finding something, yes.

Conrad Minshall,, 408 974-2749
Apple Computer, Mac OS X Core Operating Systems