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

Stanislaw Halik sthalik at
Fri May 26 07:02:49 PDT 2006

On Thu, May 25, 2006, Fabian Keil wrote:
>> 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.

Isn't that normal and desired for `hard' mounts?

Kocia galeria - <>
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