diskless/rm causing deadlock?

Danny Braniss danny at cs.huji.ac.il
Wed Apr 4 08:55:11 UTC 2007

I stumbled on this in -current, but it's also true for 6.2.
/(root) is mounted diskless, doing rm of a file in /, even as a lowly mortal
will hang the network, and hence everything.
on a 6.1 system, it works as expected.

badwolf> rm /usr/ports
rm: /usr/ports: Read-only file system

i'll try to hunt this down, but some pointers where to start might be


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