GELI issues ? (Re: Increase in panics under 6.1)

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at
Thu May 25 09:15:40 PDT 2006

Norberto Meijome <freebsd at> wrote:

> On Tue, 23 May 2006 22:01:16 -0400
> Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:
> > So what is the traceback?
> > 
> > See the developers handbook for more information.
> doh! yes, i'll get  onto this as soon as I can.
> Interestingly enough , i had some nasty issues todays on same laptop.
> I had  2 x 6 GB GELI vnodes, running mtree -K md5digest to compare
> contents. Disk IO was high as expected...but then it just died down
> (but the mtree hadnt finished). 
> (swap is also GELI)
> Any subsequent process trying to access the encrypted mount points
> simply stalled for as long as I cared to wait (10 minutes). The
> processes even stalled a shutdown -r. 

I'm not sure if it's related, but I lately see this behaviour on
NFS mounts if the server is not responding.

Doing cd /mnt/mydeadnfsmount/[tab for autocompletion]
is enough to render the current console unresponsive.

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