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Re: New soft updates diff

Constantine Sapuntzakis <csapuntz_(_at_)_stanford_(_dot_)_edu> wrote:

> I've integrated the latest soft updates kernel changes from FreeBSD.

* -current kernel as of yesterday~today (i.e. with the committed
  soft updates changes)
* SS20 with 256MB

> I've done some rudimentary rm -rf torture testing on this and it seems
> to hold up.

I find that a loop of extracting some large tarballs with lots of
files (e.g. the distfiles for Qt, LessTif, and KDE base/libs) and
removing the trees again will reliably trigger the problem within,
say, half an hour.

The box just froze while extracting kdebase-2.0.1.tar.bz2.

> Please report any problems with a backtrace and the exact panic string please.

panic: sched_sync: fsync failed

ddb> trace
_sched_sync(0xf8779a00, 0xf806e000, 0xf823ac00, 0xf81f1c00, 0xf820d400, 0xf8774670) at _sched_sync+0x120
_start_update(0x0, 0x200, 0xf80073f8, 0xf8224590, 0xfa456b74, 0x2000) at _start_update+0x8
_proc_trampoline(0x0, 0x0, 0x0, 0x0, 0x0, 0x0) at _proc_trampoline

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy_(_at_)_mips_(_dot_)_inka_(_dot_)_de