Subject: Re: vnode/nfs deadlocking - how much for this bug's head?
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/21/2004 13:27:41
Bill Studenmund <> writes:
> On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 05:51:25PM -0800, Stephen Jones wrote:
>> After using David Brownlee's and Perry Metzger's suggestions for 
>> kern.maxvnodes yesterday
>> I've experienced 5 'lockups' which I'm calling a vnode deadlock.   I 
>> also took the suggestion
>> to run 1.6.2rc4 (Jan 17th) on one of the clients, but it doesn't seem 
>> to have made a difference.
> Please note they were making suggestions about tuning -current, not 1.6.2. 
> As you're running into issues, I'd suggest reverting the increases.

Regardless, no one should be hitting deadlocks.