How to take down a system to the point of requiring a newfs with one line of C (userland)

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Feb 18 12:35:50 PST 2008

Eugene Grosbein wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 02:53:59PM +0100, Dag-Erling Sm??rgrav wrote:
>> Two bugs:
> [skip]
> That's all very funny, but what about a panic?
> It it true that it's possible for non-root to bring a file system
> to not-mountable state? 

The issue appears to be more subtle than claimed, because no-one else 
reports being able to reproduce it yet.


More information about the freebsd-security mailing list