Subject: Re: hang during shutdown
To: Tim Janes <email@example.com>
From: Tom T. Thai <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/11/1997 12:20:44
try redoing the installboot procedure
On Wed, 10 Sep 1997, Tim Janes wrote:
> > Simon Burge <email@example.com> writes:
> > > Has anyone had problems with hangs during a shutdown?
> > I saw this at least on three machines, but not so often. They prints
> > 'syncing disks' and hang. I'm not yet looking in this problem, but it
> > seems process are waiting struct buf.
> > And now, as I wrote in tech-kern, I found that when I enabled
> > accounting via nfs on my diskless, tendency of hang seems increase.
> > enami.
> We run some 20+ Pentium-Pro's with a common NFS mounted /usr. Since
> upgrading from 1.2.1 to 1.2G this shutdown hang is rock solid on all machines.
> I have checked that shutdown works OK if I use /usr on a local disk,
> so seems related to nfs.
> I am happy to try some debugging but don't really know how to start.
> When in the hung state the machine responds to ping but otherwise appears dead.
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