Subject: Re: bin/10775: cron exits on stat failure
To: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/30/2000 11:41:42
On Sat, 26 Aug 2000, Robert Elz wrote:

> There is a bunch of NFS client stuff (no server), but not anything that
> should in any way be affecting /var/cron (or anything like it).  All NFS
> mounts are under /home and /local (ie /home/* and /local/* are NFS
> mounted - the names matching what we use on lots of other systems, which
> is why the NetBSD unusual "/local" is used...)

That could be it. Try 1.5.

There was a deficiency in how the name cache interface worked. Sometimes
it would cause panics when looking up files on an NFS file system (which
Bill Sommerfeld tracked down). It might also cause this problem.

Take care,