fdescfs mount causes hard lock

Rainer Hurling rhurlin at gwdg.de
Fri Aug 5 11:25:04 UTC 2011

Am 05.08.2011 10:33 (UTC+1) schrieb Ian FREISLICH:
> Hi
> Since CURRENT Aug 2, my machine has hardlocked at boot time on
> "Mounting local filesystems".  I traced it this morning to
> fdesc          /dev/fd         fdescfs         rw      0       0
> Not mounting this stopped the hardlock.  I added it because one
> installed port requeried it, but I can't remember which port that
> was.

I am observing the same since 02/08/2011. Without mounting fdescfs the 
system does not freeze anymore.

The reason for using fdescfs was java/openjdk, if I remember right.

Rainer Hurling

> Is this related to the panic recently reported by David Wolfskill?
> Ian

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