Werid message in /var/log/messages

Uwe Doering gemini at geminix.org
Sat Dec 13 00:19:10 PST 2003

Matt Douhan wrote:
> Hey
> I googled for this but found no reference to it, what does this message mean, 
> Dec 12 11:10:08 mandarin /kernel: got bad cookie vp 0xdbb08800 bp 0xcc87a6cc
> my machine is:
> 12:26am mdouhan @ [mandarin] ~ > uname -a
> FreeBSD mandarin.internal.hasta.se 4.8-STABLE FreeBSD 4.8-STABLE #0: Sat Apr  
> 5 17:07:20 GMT 2003     root at mandarin.internal.hasta.se:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/
> MANDARIN  i386
> any hints would be very helpful and appreciated

This is a notification that a directory changed on the NFS server with 
regard to what the kernel had in its cache.  It then tries to remedy the 
situation by re-reading the directory, which it succeeded in if there 
are no further related messages in the log.

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