misc/161280: Stack overflow in gptzfsboot

Patrick Dorion dorionpatrick at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 13:00:21 UTC 2011

>Number:         161280
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       Stack overflow in gptzfsboot
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Oct 04 13:00:20 UTC 2011
>Originator:     Patrick Dorion
>Release:        8.2-RELEASE-amd_64
FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE .../GENERIC amd64
An unhandled exception causes a stack overflow in gptzfsboot and possibly in its parent and siblings.
- Add 'loader_conf_files="/boot/device.hints /boot/loader.conf' to /boot/loader.conf;
- Restart the machine.
- Unreference the file.


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