Coda File System

Re: NetBSD 1.6 hanging on venus startup

From: Brett Lymn <>
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 23:06:08 +1030
On Mon, Dec 30, 2002 at 02:46:58PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:

> I have traced this to the mount() call in venus/; the system
> call appears to be hanging, with a wchan of 'coda_cal' according to
> ps.  Typing ^C interrupts the wait, and apparently allows the system
> call to finish properly.

Or you can wait about 5 minutes and things sort themselves out.
> But, I can't see any tsleep calls in coda_mount.  I wonder if it is
> really in coda_call, but that doesn't make sense to me.

It looks like it is.  All the sleeps on the coda_call channel are in
coda_psdev.c, the most interesting one is on line 564 which seems to
dovetail with the behaviour we see - a control-c wakes up the mount.  

Brett Lymn
Received on 2002-12-31 07:39:38