Subject: Re: is current-i386 hanging for anyone else?
To: Sverre Froyen <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/26/2007 12:01:57
On Mon, 26 Feb 2007 09:56:35 -0700
Sverre Froyen <> wrote:

> On Monday 26 February 2007, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > On Mon, 26 Feb 2007 08:43:29 -0700
> >
> > I suspect it's related to the vnlock hang I posted about a few days
> > ago.  (I couldn't get a trace; by the time I had the leisure to try,
> > the offending process had been swapped out.)
> I saw your message, but I go the impression that your system was in a
> usable state afterwards.  Mine is not.  I'm guessing that a "build
> distribution" will cause a hang pretty quickly.  Do you know what
> (and how) I should look for?
I suspect it depends on what nodes are locked.  My daily job did hang
the next night, but I was able to do a ' distribution' to
reboot with a newer kernel.

		--Steve Bellovin,