Subject: Re: freeze
To: Jaka Jejcic <email@example.com>
From: Michael Santos <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/02/2004 14:49:03
On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 07:05:37PM +0200, Jaka Jejcic wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 11:30:49AM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > In message <20040402162133.GA4604@localhost.localdomain>, Jaka Jejcic writes:
> > >On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 01:41:51PM +0200, Adam Ciarcinski wrote:
> > >> > I'm using apm (without acpi), compile kernel and userland with -O -pipe
> > >> > and packages with -pipe -O3 -march=pentium3 -mmmx -msse -msse2 -mfpmath=ss
> > >e
> > >>
> > >> GENERIC_LAPTOP or your own config?
> > >> I recommend -Os -pipe -mcpu=i686 -fomit-frame-pointer :)
> > >> (drop the last option when building mozilla from source)
> > >
> > >I'm using my own config. Do you think it is the kernel, userland or mozilla
> > >problem?
> > If a non-privileged userland program can freeze the system, by
> > definition there's a kernel problem.
> Then it must be something with Linux emulation??? (Since mozilla is linux-bin)
FWIW, I discovered today that I'm able to reproducibly lock up my
laptop by runnning CVS commands over Kerberized rsh. The laptop was
running -current from about March 28. It was updated and rebuilt from
source today and the lock ups continue.
The laptop is a Thinkpad 41p, built from a modified GENERIC (with ACPI
The command of death:
CVS_RSH=/usr/local/bin/krsh :ext:email@example.com:/cvsroot co -c