Subject: Re: system looping on I/O
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Martin J. Laubach <email@example.com>
Date: 11/14/2001 15:00:56
| for a long time (since about end of july) my sparc IPX dies under heavy I/O
| load (such as a sup -o). I/O seems blocked and the disk keep trashing.
| Anyone else seen this ?
Yes, I've seen this under /i386 too. No idea what triggers it,
I did a cvs update remotely, and suddenly the machine was dead.
Coming home, I found it massaging the disk intensily (and it
must have done that for hours).