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Re: Power Mac G4 hangs under heavy IO load
The problem seems to be fixed - I am unable to reproduce this using
-current built from sources downloaded on the 14th.
On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 4:13 PM, Michael <macallan%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
> On May 31, 2012, at 3:18 PM, Mihkel Ader wrote:
>> 5.99.59 ran fine, 6.0 BETA and 6.99.7 (at least) have the following
>> The machine becomes unresponsive after a few minutes when stressing the
>> (try to build NetBSD, copy files from one disk to another, cat disk
>> image to disk device).
>> Unresponsive means that it can be pinged, but no keyboard input is
>> possible on console,
>> can't SSH in, OTOH some programs like top in an existing SSH session
>> keep working
>> (quitting top would leave an unresponsive terminal window though). The
>> machine hangs
>> forever - it doesn't come back when the disk activity should have
>> An anomaly in top output - the gzcat process would show CPU usage, but
>> the summary
>> line says 100% idle.
>> No messages in system logs or dmesg.
> Does this still happen with a more recent -current kernel ( recent as in
> less than a week old ) ?
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