kern/51016: kernel panic: ufsdirhash_lookup: bad offset in hash
netch at segfault.kiev.ua
Sun May 11 01:20:13 PDT 2003
The following reply was made to PR kern/51016; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Valentin Nechayev <netch at segfault.kiev.ua>
To: Ted Mittelstaedt <tedm at toybox.placo.com>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: kern/51016: kernel panic: ufsdirhash_lookup: bad offset in hash array
Date: Sun, 11 May 2003 11:13:49 +0300
Sat, May 10, 2003 at 11:50:12, tedm (Ted Mittelstaedt) wrote about "RE: kern/51016: kernel panic: ufsdirhash_lookup: bad offset in hash array":
>>If some port can cause a system crash it's probably a kernel
>>security bug and
>>it's have to be fixed imho.
In any case it can't be classified as port bug, as you suggested
in previous letter, unless program has direct access to kernel memory or
raw disks. I don't believe he run leafnode as root.
TM> This is true if the port crashes on every FreeBSD system it
TM> is tried on.
Totally wrong. Problem can be triggered with specific config or specific
running history. It even can be irreproduceable, if it can be diagnosed.
If it is reproduceable, it can be diagnosed much easier.
TM> However if your system is the only one that is
TM> crashing then it's most likely something specific to your
This is also possible but you haven't *any* real arguments "pro" it.
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