Subject: Re: i386-MP: compiling bash2 hangs (in configure phase)
To: Sami Kantoluoto <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/13/2003 09:39:21
On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 07:46:21AM +0300, Sami Kantoluoto wrote:
> Anyone tried this lately (no, the solution is not to not use bash ;)? I've
> tried it multiple times and it always hangs during configure. If I remember
> correctly, it hangs after saying "checking if .. uses popen()" or similar.

How does it 'hang'? Does it lock up the whole system or just the process?
If it's just the process, what is its state in 'ps xl' output? If it's
the kernel, can you try a kernel with LOCKDEBUG switched on?

- Frank

Frank van der Linden                                  
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