softdep panic while low on memory during "make buildworld"

Peter Avalos pavalos at
Fri Jan 25 19:24:26 PST 2008

On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 06:39:01PM -0800, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :I have 2G of RAM, and I'm able to reproduce this if I really stress the
> :machine.  I've turned off softupdates since this was killing my
> :productivity.
>     Could you try to get a kernel core?  Maybe there's something else going
>     on here that can be easily tracked down.  I don't recall softupdates
>     causing this panic in the past.  Maybe I broke something when I
>     augmented the biodeps code.

Oh yeh, they're already on leaf. Look at ~pavalos/crash/*10 and *11.

I thought it might be a problem w/ the aic7xxx locking i was doing, which
is why I originally posted here:
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