Subject: Re: Processes getting stuck in disk wait on current currents
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/19/2001 15:36:06
Manuel Bouyer writes:
> On Sun, Feb 18, 2001 at 07:50:51PM -0800, Chuck Silvers wrote:
> > this kinda looks like the IDE driver is losing the i/o...
> > even if the hardware isn't responding, I would still think the
> > driver should time out the request eventually.
> Wolfgang, do you have another device on the same IDE channel as the
> dump device ?

Let me try to shed a bit more light here.  If there is any more info
that would be useful please speak up.

Let me put this on a web page, since I don't think anyone enjoys a
1k-line email message.

tests I've done so far:

boot-time dmesg:

kernel config files (nested)

the "hang" directory is listable.  I'll put any newly requested crap
in there.