Subject: Re: system looping on I/O
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/20/2001 11:12:00
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.

I've been able to complete a 'sup -o' with softdep disabled. So maybe the
issue is within softdep.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.