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Re: Hanging at shutdown with mystery "file system full" error

On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 09:18:51PM +0100, Robert Swindells wrote:
> "Ian D. Leroux" <> wrote:
> >With sources from Oct. 17th I get a repeatable hang whenever I shutdown
> >my laptop (NetBSD/amd64 current).  If X is running at shutdown time,
> >then I can't switch back to the console (Ctrl-Alt-F1 has no effect) and
> >my only recourse is to kill the power.  If X is not running I can
> >switch to the console and see that the last messages to the console are
> >kernel (green) warnings of the form
> >
> >uid 0, pid 1, command init, on /var: file system full
> Are any filesystems using tmpfs ?
> I saw the same problem on one of my systems, I fixed it by backing out
> the last change to /etc/rc.d/swap1:
> <>

How does that work? I made that change to *prevent* a reproducible hang...
(/var isn't a tmpfs on your system is it? So what is the connection?)



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