Subject: Re: system unresponsive with recent viaide changes
To: None <>
From: Nicolas Joly <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/29/2006 23:30:55
On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 01:05:37PM -0800, Paul Goyette wrote:
> I'm still running a kernel from pre-SATA changes, and I've noticed
> some strange hangs, too.  Always when under extreme disk & CPU load.
> I can do a 'build' without any -j and it runs fine (well, except for
> actual build errors!), but if I turn on -j3 then it locks up tight
> after about an hour.  Since this is with a pre-SATA kernel, I'd be
> willing to wwager that those changes are not responsible.  :)

It's worse for me. I can't do a non parallel build on this machine
anymore ... Sometimes, i'm getting hangs while trying ` tools'
even if all up-to-date tools.

> Hmmm, I wonder.  This just started happening yesterday, and that's
> when I enabled powerd.  I'll have to disable powerd and see if it
> stops locking up.

I don't have powerd running on that machine.

Nicolas Joly

Biological Software and Databanks.
Institut Pasteur, Paris.