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Re: reproducible crash when building sysutils/net-snmp

On Sat, 12 Jan 2008 06:56:22 +1100
Geoff Wing <> wrote:

> On Friday 2008-01-11 21:00 +1100, Michael Graff output:
> :I have a problem on my dual AMD32-bit machine related to deleting
> files on :disk.  I don't know if it is a driver issue or related to
> the locking changes :recently, but it only started then and a 4.99.45
> kernel built on Dec 28 works :fine.
> :Basically, the rm process locks up when I rm -rf a large directory.
> In this :case, the object directory from the build, which I clean up
> just prior to :starting a new build.
> This happens to me on dual i386.  However, it may just happen on LFS
> not FFS.  I haven't isolated it properly.
My crashes happened even after I turned CPU 1 off via cpuctl -- I was
trying to eliminate that aspect.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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