fishy messages in HEAD

Matthew Dillon dillon at
Fri Apr 14 00:49:08 PDT 2006

:644, I've changed them back to 666.
:I have to add that I did get a panic upon shutdown after the last 
:rebuild (incorporating Matt's latest set of changes in sys/kern and 
:sys/vfs) but somehow I'm unable to produce a dump on that machine. Now 
:that you've mentioned it, I guess the /dev/null issue was due to the 
:machine not shutting down properly.

    Did you do a make installworld or make upgrade prior to the crash /
    improper shutdown?  

    What I think is happening is that /dev/null gets created 644, then
    chmod'd 666, but the chmod doesn't get synchronized to disk in a timely
    manner.  A normal shutdown ought to sync it, but an abnormal shutdown
    might not.

    What release were you running prior to the update?

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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