Old LOR between devfs & devfsmount resurfacing?

Kostik Belousov kostikbel at gmail.com
Thu Feb 7 11:37:58 UTC 2008

On Thu, Feb 07, 2008 at 12:17:03PM +0100, Ed Schouten wrote:
> * Kostik Belousov <kostikbel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > This LOR shall not be ignored globally. When real, it caused the easily
> > reproducable lockup of the machine.
> > 
> > It would be better to introduce some lockmgr flag to ignore _this_ locking.
> Wouldn't it be easier to just fix the LOR itself, or are we dealing with
> some kind of chicken-and-egg situation?

This seems to be not easy, because mount point shall be protected while we
allocate the new vnode in getnewvnode() etc.
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