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Re: hang on revivesa with dual core CPU

On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 11:04:34AM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Oct 2008, Bill Stouder-Studenmund wrote:
> >On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 12:19:07PM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
> >>    I've been testing a current revivesa kernel (built from
> >>    sources updated today) on several NetBSD 4.0_STABLE installs,
> >>    and everything seems to be happy on the single core boxes
> >>    (firefox3, gnash, pidgin, ktorrent3, apache, etc), but I've
> >>    seen several hard lockups when running on an MP box (Thinkpad
> >>    T60p Intel Core 2 T7400).
> >
> >Have you tried this with the -current libpthread and update recepie?
>       I did, but apps failed with
>       /usr/lib/pthread/ Undefined PLT symbol 
>       "_atomic_swap_ptr"
>       Joerg passed across a tarball which should build under NetBSD 4.0,
>       which I'm going to try next


> >A lot of stuff changed in -current, and the MP hangs could be unrelated to
> >SA specifically.
> >
> >Alternatively, some ddb debugging should be able to figure out what's
> >wrong.
>       Unfortunately it hangs hard, so I cannot get into DDB :(
>       (This is with ttyE0 visible when it hangs)

ps/2 or usb keyboard?

There's only one spinlock in the SA code, and I really don't think it 
would do this. So I think you're being bitten by something else.

Can you try serial console?

Take care,


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