Subject: Re: 2.0beta freezes
To: None <>
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?C=E9sar_Catri=E1n?= C. <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/12/2004 14:36:22
On Sun, 12 Sep 2004 16:48:56 +0100 wrote:

> I had similar problems, which were attributed to mounting filesytems=20
> with softdep option. I did a simple test, downloaded a 40MB tar file=20
> (e.g. mozilla.tar.gz) and then unpacked it many times over and over=20
> again, sooner or later, the whole system would just freeze. Mounting all=
> my filesystems without softdep option made the problem go away. I am not=
> a kernel programmer, but from what I can see, softdep code in NetBSD may=
> have some serious bugs.

I had the same problem with softdep with sources before 08/27/04. Since tha=
t date, I've enabled softdep for /var, /usr, /tmp and /home and there is no=
 problem for me.