Subject: Re: Processes in state "sawait"
To: Juan RP <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 10/21/2005 10:15:35
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On Fri, Oct 21, 2005 at 01:14:16PM +0200, Juan RP wrote:
> Hi Chuq,
> I was running three threaded apps with your latest changes
> to libpthread and after 8 hours working perfectly, one app
> changed its state to "sawait". The app couldn't be killed, and
> I had to reboot the machine.
I'm not sure abote the can't be killed state, but when I see apps show up=
in "sawait" in ps, there usually is a deadlock in userland. The threads=20
have entered lock deadlock.
ps -s may also be interesting both before and after the hang.
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