File system deadlock. GBDE(4) and/or MD(4) related.

Pawel Jakub Dawidek nick at
Thu Jul 24 11:28:06 PDT 2003

On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 05:03:23PM +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
+> >	# touch /mnt/test.file
+> You are probably missing:
+> 	dd if=/dev/null of=/mnt/test.file bs=1m count=512

You mean /dev/zero? But this doesn't change anything.

+> >	# mdconfig -a -t vnode -f /mnt/test.file -s 512M -u 1
+> What you have found has nothing to do with GBDE, I think it is the
+> usual "vnode backed md(4)" deadlock.

Hmm? So you're trying to tell that this is somehow normal behaviour?

Pawel Jakub Dawidek                       pawel at
UNIX Systems Programmer/Administrator
Am I Evil? Yes, I Am!           
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