Subject: re: Did you ever find the source of the "sleep sleeps forever" problem?
To: Daniel Carosone <>
From: matthew green <>
List: port-i386
Date: 01/06/2004 23:33:06
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   On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 06:25:18AM -0500, John F. Woods wrote:
   > and it is now hanging in nanosleep after running for just a few minutes.
   > What is strange is that this had been working perfectly for a year, but
   > suddenly started going haywire about a week ago (and repeatably so), after
   > I rebooted my system due to mysteriously runniing out of swap space.
   Rebooting with the same kernel as before?  Hm, sounds like something
   not being properly initialised, perhaps. What if you reboot a few more
   times and try each time?

on sparc64 it's been very strange.  on my U1 it would sometimes not appear
for days, othertimes it would be there by the time multiuser was reached..
for another developer, his U1 goes into this mode after 63 (?) days of uptime.
until fairly recently, we were the only two who had hit this problem that i
knew of... it's more like something gets clobbered than not initialised.