Subject: Re: killed lpd gets its revenge
To: John F. Woods <email@example.com>
From: Arne Helme <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/20/1997 02:18:25
In message <199701192127.QAA00287@jfwhome.funhouse.com>,
"John F. Woods" writes:
>I saw someone else mention this, but I've lost the attribution. Anyway,
>I too have been seeing "shutdown -r now" hang, and upon seeing someone say
>that killing lpd appears to be the culprit, I tried it too. System became
>unusable almost immediately. (I got a new shell prompt, but even hitting
>carriage return failed to get a response.)
>My default printer, for which lpd runs, is a remote print server, so this
>isn't a serial port (or parallel port) lockup thing.
I have seen this during shutdowns on my i386 box running -current too.
I suspect that some of the most recent changes to the VM might be the
cause of the trouble. My machine hangs in vm_collaps_object()...
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