Subject: Re: is current-i386 hanging for anyone else?
To: Sverre Froyen <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/26/2007 12:01:57
On Mon, 26 Feb 2007 09:56:35 -0700
Sverre Froyen <email@example.com> 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 'build.sh distribution' to
reboot with a newer kernel.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb