Subject: Re: "parked" processes?
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Daniel Horecki <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/07/2007 11:27:53
2007/7/7, Steven M. Bellovin <>:
> On Fri, 6 Jul 2007 23:35:42 +0100
> Andrew Doran <> wrote:
> > Not to discount the possibility, but I know of no reason for it to be
> > the case. There are two possibilities: it is a new bug in NetBSD, or
> > it's a bug in Firefox.
> >
> > I haven't seen any behaviour like this recently and as far as I know
> > there are no remaining synchronization issues in this area but I'll
> > get looking. If someone could make available to me a coredump from an
> > app in this state, along with version info (from the system and the
> > app) it would be really helpful.
> >
> It's still happening, with fresh NetBSD, Firefox, etc.  OTOH, for
> various reasons I'm starting to wonder if that particular machine is
> having hardware problems.

Well, "parked" processes appears on my notebook too. It was firefox
(recompiled after upgrade to -current, 4.99.22, and aMule - build
fresh on current. Maybe I should recompile gtk+ too, but I don't think


Daniel 'Shinden' Horecki