Subject: Re: system looping on I/O
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/15/2001 21:53:09
On Thu, Nov 15, 2001 at 07:12:27PM +0100, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> I've seen such thing happen occasionally on i386 box too, so far
> sync(8) always made the system to get out of this in a while. I've
> attributed this to softdeps.

Well, I can't even issue a sync(8), as the system has to access the
disk to read the binary.

Manuel Bouyer <>