Subject: Re: lockups with 4.99.6
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jukka Salmi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/17/2006 16:51:24
Zafer Aydogan --> current-users (2006-12-17 16:44:21 +0100):
> hello everyone,
> two days ago, I updated my system (i386) to 4.99.6. Today I noticed a
> big perfomance hit during high harddisk activity. The system becomes
> unresponsive and locks up. Even X dies with connection lost or broken.
> While watching top, I saw that lfs_cleanerd goes up to 30%.
> After reverting the kernel back to 4.99.5 or 4.99.4 everything is fine
> again and lfs_cleanerd stays low at 1%.
> Is this only on LFS or does anybody see a similar behaviour on ffs ?
Hmm, not sure if this is related but building a NetBSD release on a
system running 4.99.6 on ffs took about twice as long as it used to
$ ((RANDOM%6)) || rm -rf ~