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Re: rename(), wapbl and deadlock

        Hello.  We were seeing this issue with FFS and softdep, no wapbl under
5.x.  Would these patches help that?  It looks like not, but I'm a litle
unclear about that.
On Jan 13, 10:45am, David Holland wrote:
} Subject: Re: rename(), wapbl and deadlock
} On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 10:29:13PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
}  > I got a look again at the ufs_rename patch that David Holland sent
}  > at the end of september, and managed to get it working on netbsd-5.
} I've posted three fix patches (that apply on top) along with the
} original patches here:
} This includes fixes for the link count problems I was seeing on the
} last go-around, and also fixes the panic: relookup: bad hash issue
} (which turned out to be due to insufficiently careful frobbing of
} SAVESTART), and also includes (I believe) all the issues posted here.
} It is now fairly solid, but there are at least two issues remaining:
} after pounding for a while one fairly reliably gets KASSERT(vp->v_size
} != ip->i_size) failing in ufs_blkatoff, for reasons that are not
} entirely clear. I suspect the state information that ufs_lookup leaves
} behind in the inode is getting mixed up or garbaged.
} The other is this:
}  > With these changes, I couldn't crash or hang a kernel using rsync
}  > on a WAPBL filesystem. However, the system doen't come up multiuser
}  > if / is not logged:
}  > Building databases: devpanic: kernel diagnostic assertion "bn >= NDADDR" 
failed: file "/dsk/l1/misc/bouyer/netbsd-5/src/sys/ufs/ufs/ufs_bmap.c", line 349
}  > fatal breakpoint trap in supervisor mode
} which I think may be related, but maybe not, and I haven't so far
} looked into it.
} -- 
} David A. Holland
>-- End of excerpt from David Holland

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