Re: Kernel panic - never had one before, what do I do?

From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2003 11:24:44 +1030
On Wednesday, 26 March 2003 at 13:35:28 +0000, Jason Morgan wrote:
> I just got a panic. As I have never had one before, I don't know what to
> do. It's on another system so I don't have to reboot immediately (that
> would solve the problem temporarily, wouldn't it?) if someone would give
> me some advice, I could try to help debug it; however, as I'm not a
> coder (not a real one anyway), I don't know how much help I would be.
> It's a 5.0-CURRENT system, just installed and built last week. It
> paniced right after doing a source update (not a build, just cvsup).
> The panic error is as follows:
> panic: mtx_lock() of spin mutex vnode interlock _at_
> /usr/src/sys/kern/vfs_subr.c:3187

Take a look at or and tell me if that helps.  This
will be going into the new edition of "The Complete FreeBSD" in a few
days time, so I'm interested in getting something which is helpful.

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