Subject: Re: "parked" processes?
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Patrick Welche <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/14/2007 15:30:41
On Sat, Jul 14, 2007 at 08:10:00AM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Jul 2007 13:41:07 +0200
> Alan Barrett <> wrote:
> > I earlier said that this problem had gone away after I recompiled
> > everything, but I was wrong.  I still encounter hands in which firefox
> > is unresponsive, and most of its lwps are in "parked" state.
> It's odd that I mostly saw this on my laptop but not on a desktop
> running the same version.  OTOH, the laptop did indeed have hardware
> problems; it's currently running with half the RAM it had before and a
> new motherboard....

I am seeing a parked firefox process on a i386 desktop with an
8th July kernel. Compiling a new one now (so with extra vmlocking
branch bits)...