Subject: Re: system looping on I/O
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Michael Rauch <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/19/2001 14:15:56

On Wed, Nov 14, 2001 at 02:54:09PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> Hi,
> 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 ?

as I was able to reproduce it very reliably over the weekend (system 
locks up after half an hour running a `find /usr/src`) and even could 
get some useful info for debugging out of ddb, I've just submitted
PR kern/14640 for this problem.