Subject: Re: system looping on I/O
To: None <>
From: Martin J. Laubach <>
List: current-users
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).