panic: System call lstat returning with 1 locks held

Attilio Rao attilio at
Sat Jan 26 16:57:18 PST 2008

2008/1/27, Doug Barton <dougb at>:
> Attilio Rao wrote:
> > 2008/1/26, Doug Barton <dougb at>:
> >> Yar Tikhiy wrote:
> >>
> >>> No doubt. :-) But the urgency of this problem appears much lower
> >>> than that I estimated in the first place--fortunately.  Broken UFS
> >>> would be a nightmare.
> >> IMO if we're going to ship NTFS support in the base it should actually
> >> function, or at minimum not panic the box. As I reported earlier, I can
> >> panic my -current system with 100% reliability with fairly light access
> >> to an NTFS volume, which I consider to be a fairly large problem, at
> >> least for my personal usage pattern.
> >
> > I'm not sure now, are you referring to some problems introduced by my
> > patches or not?
> Not sure of the timeline. I think this is the most relevant post on
> the matter, let me know if there is anything I can do to help diagnose
> this.

As my really first commit about VFS happened on 28 december (and it
should also be a nop), and you reported a 23 december kernel, it seems
like the problem was alredy there by time.


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