[TxMt] Kernel panic with 1.1b17

Gerd Knops gerti at bitart.com
Sun Sep 4 03:56:09 UTC 2005

On Sep 3, 2005, at 5:33, Allan Odgaard wrote:

> On 03/09/2005, at 1.07, Gerd Knops wrote:
>> Just had a nice juicy kernel panic while editing with TextMate.  
>> Haven't seen one of these in years!
> Was that while saving a file over a network mounted drive?
My home directory including most files I work on (including the one  
before the panic) are NFS mounted from a FreeBSD box.

> When I started to use setxattr() for metadata I got a lot of  
> reports of kernel panics when saving to AFP mnted volumes -- turns  
> out the fs driver is buggy. I introduced a workaround for that, but  
> since then I've had two reports of kernel panics from setxattr(),  
> so it seems my workaround wasn't a complete fix.
> To disable the use of setxattr() execute (while TM is not running):
>    defaults write com.macromates.textmate  
> OakDocumentDisableFSMetaData -bool true
> I'll look into having TM disable metadata automatically only for  
> drives that look like network mounts.
Should it panic again I'll try that. Worked all day today with TM and  
no problems other than occasional slow-down in performance.


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