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

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at
Sat May 27 01:55:02 PDT 2006

Stanislaw Halik <sthalik at> wrote:

> 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?

Now that you mention it I guess your right.
It totally forgot that hard mounts are the default.

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