kern/87255: [md] [panic] large malloc-backed mfs crashes the
kris at obsecurity.org
Sat Aug 19 20:31:03 UTC 2006
On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 12:30:21PM +0000, Dominique Goncalves wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR kern/87255; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: "Dominique Goncalves" <dominique.goncalves at gmail.com>
> To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, yar at comp.chem.msu.su
> Subject: Re: kern/87255: [md] [panic] large malloc-backed mfs crashes the system
> Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 14:28:52 +0200
> On a recent FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT #11: Tue Jul 18 11:12:05 CEST 2006, I
> can also reproduce this panic. It's a bit annoying because I use
> FreeBSD with freesbie2 on USB keys.
> What's the status of this issue ?
Per other followup to the PR, it's not really a bug, more that md is
being used incorrectly. Use swap backing or -o reserve to avoid
panics when you run your kernel out of memory.
More information about the freebsd-bugs