Re: Request for stats: devfs and kmod errors

Garst R. Reese (
Fri, 31 Jul 1998 12:42:06 -0300
Date: Sat, 1 Aug 1998 00:10:13 +1000

> Hi, all. I've had at least two reports of errors like:
> kmod: waitpid(%d,NULL,0) failed, returning =
Hi Richard,
I got some of those under 2.1.107 (no devfs). There was a patch posted
for kmod that had a bad count on the last block. (39 instead of 36).
Somebody else posted a fix for that, but I think was who replied that
that was not correct (no explanation). I applied it with my own fix and
the msgs went away. Then I lost the patch and the patched version of
kmod when I moved to .110 or .111, but the msgs have not reappeared.
But, since I got the msgs without devfs, you are not completely to


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