Rumko's SMB panic

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Sat Jun 4 09:00:33 PDT 2005

On Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 04:49:08PM +0100, Hiten Pandya wrote:
> The vnlru kernel daemon used to be a process before and now it is a
> pure thread.  Not many (only two) file systems require cred info in
> the VOP_INACTIVE path; smbfs (CIFS) and nwfs (Netware).

At least CIFS should be sinced with FreeBSD first, we are mixing a lot
of updates. It should check whether a process is associated with and
otherwise use some default magic. That might mean it has to cache the
credentials of the initial processes.


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