Subject: Re: MacBSD hangs a lot on me
To: None <macbsd-general@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Daniel E. Eisenbud <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 02/08/1995 23:27:02
> This is a FAQ -- there is a race condition in the ADB code that causes
> infinite loops is the screen is scrolling while a key is pressed.
> For details, ftp to and look at the
> known bugs file somewhere in the /pub/NetBSD-Mac tree...
> I'm not sure if it affects all macs but it definitely does my se/30....
> workarounds:
> use a serial terminal (i.e. bypass ADB altogether)
> use the dt program (sets up a virtual desktop, just dumps core for me)
I got it from the macbsd archive, and it works beautifully.  I hadn't
seen this problem in the FAQ when I had looked, and the FTP client I
was using on my mac (Anarchie) barfed on the link to the known bugs
file, so I hadn't seen the mention of this problem there.  Thanks for
all the responses!

Daniel Eisenbud                         
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