possible umount bugs (was Re: "Panic: unmount: dangling vnode")
chad at zetaweb.com
Mon Mar 6 21:52:27 UTC 2006
> The rule of thumb is that user code should not cause kernel panics.
Good to know, thanks.
> But all software has bugs, of course.
Understood. This is just the first bug I've personally hit in FreeBSD in
4 years of use. /me weeps for his lost innocence
>> Is it likely that known umount problems explain the other symptom
>> ("umount: unmount of /backup failed: Device busy")?
> That's completely standard and just means something still had a file
> open on that filesystem. Use fstat or lsof to find out what.
Another good tip, thanks.
>> This is actually a production box, so I can't do too much testing on it.
>> I may be able to install the patch, though, in which case I will report
Let me know if there's any other info besides a patch report that might
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