5.3-S (Mar 6) softdep stack backtrace from getdirtybuf()... problem?

Rong-En Fan grafan at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 12:29:28 PDT 2005

On Apr 11, 2005 3:16 AM, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH <allbery at ece.cmu.edu> wrote:
> I have twice so far had the kernel syslog a stack backtrace with no
> other information.  Inspection of the kernel source, to the best of my
> limited understanding, suggests that getdirtybuf() was handed a buffer
> without an associated vnode.  Kernel config file and make.conf attached.
> Should I be concerned?
> Note that this system is an older 600MHz Athlon with only 256MB RAM, and
> both times this triggered it was thrashing quite a bit (that's more or
> less its usual state...).

I saw these similar trace on a 5.4-RC1/amd64 with 9 NFS mount. I suspect
this is a issue with busy NFS server?


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