Subject: Re: another kernel crash
To: None <>
From: Jeff Rizzo <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/03/2005 07:57:44
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> In addition to
> I'd like to report another kernel crash on NetBSD 2.0.2: I've again used
> the p7zip archiver on FAT32 partition. When it tried to create a large
> file (I guess > 4GB) the kernel panickeg with the follwoing message on
> the console:
> panic: deextend: file too large
> and dropped into DDB. I tried to kill the offending process, with no
> success (DDB just said "no such process", while it was clearly visible
> in the ps listing. maybe it's impossible to kill the current process?)

This is a known problem - it is fixed in 2.0.3 and 2.1.  (2.0.3 is only
available as source code, but it's enough for building a new kernel)


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