FreeBSD10: lock order reversal with portsnap extract
Julian H. Stacey
jhs at berklix.com
Sat Jun 1 18:22:47 UTC 2013
> From: Walter Hurry <walterhurry at gmail.com>
> Date: Sat, 1 Jun 2013 13:43:47 +0000 (UTC)
Walter Hurry wrote:
> I'm installing FreeBSD10 (head; snapshot from 30 May 2013) into a VM.
> One of the first things I do is a 'portsnap fetch extract'. As soon as
> the extract starts it produces a 'lock order reversal' message with a KDB
> stack backtrace, but then proceeds successfully to verify the integrity
> and install the ports tree.
> Should I worry?
Yes, you should worry ;-)
Worry you didn't realise:
a) questions@ list was created originally for beginners
b) the so called 10 is actually current
for that you should subscribe @ ask on current at freebsd.org
Best go review the descriptions of the 50 odd lists we have on @freebsd.org
Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultant, Munich http://berklix.com
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