Subject: Re: Weird hang on pentium-133 running 1.3_ALPHA
To: Manuel BOUYER <>
From: the Riz <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/20/1997 09:35:41
Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> 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).

Argh!  So blindingly obvious, yet I didn't recognize the symptoms.  Sure
enough, I forgot to add /dev/sd0b to /etc/fstab!  Aieee!!

Thanks very much!

Jeff Rizzo