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Re: PUFFS ADVLOCK is too greedy

Brian Buhrow <> wrote:

>       Hello.   Are you seeing this behavior in NetBSD-5?  I've been working
> on porting ufs fixes from David Holland back into 5.x, and I've seen too
> many unlocks taken on a given file, and  have been wondering where they
> come from.  I'm not sure it's the same bug, but your finding sounds
> interesting.

Yes, this is netbsd-5. I guess you can check that this is yout problem
using sysctl -w proc.curproc.stopexit=1 

The process will stop at exit time, and you should see the extra unlocks
when sending a SIGCONT.

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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