Subject: Re: Weird hang on pentium-133 running 1.3_ALPHA
To: the Riz <>
From: Manuel BOUYER <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/20/1997 18:22:35
On Nov 20, the Riz wrote
> I'm running a two week old 1.3 ALPHA on a p-133, and I've been seeing
> semi-regular hangs such that NFS mounts from the machine continue to work,
> but all telnet/ssh sessions seem to hang, as well as the console.  It seems
> to happen more often under load;  I've had it happen three times in a day
> if I'm compiling stuff, but I've also had it go all weekend without
> hanging.
> Does anyone have some suggestions as to how to debug this?  I can get to
> the debugger from the console, but that's about it...

Sounds like you're running out of VM. Do you have swap space enabled ?
(pstat -s will tell you).

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.