Subject: find/du hangs on shark
To: None <port-arm@NetBSD.org>
From: Hal Murray <email@example.com>
Date: 04/25/2004 18:32:08
I've got a shark with a laptop disk installed. It's running NetBSD 1.6
A while ago, it started hanging at 3AM. I assumed that's the cron jobs.
I thought that started because I had installed some new software (ntp-4.2.0
and PPS_SYNC option in kernel) so I backed out of that, or at least thought I
did. That didn't help.
That was several months ago. I finally made time to investigate more.
It hangs if I run:
find / -name asdfrasdf
I've seen find and/or du hang in /usr/src/sys, /usr/old-pkgsrc, /usr/src
It seems to fail on large directories, but maybe that's a wild goose.
Is this a known quirk? Any simple workaround? Time to update to 1.6.2 and
see what happens?
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