Subject: Re: sleep forever bug - not fixed :-(
To: matthew green <email@example.com>
From: john heasley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/06/2004 10:32:46
Sat, Nov 06, 2004 at 05:12:58PM +1100, matthew green:
> if the processor were stuck in a trap handler, say data miss (fill, spill,
> ...), that'd be at a higher priority than a interrupt like hard/soft clock,
> so it'd never be serviced. right?
> yeah. but then all/most other processing would stop as well?
> i'm still quite fine with most of my interactive shells and
> NFS is working fine still....
hrm, I misunderstood. so, it is only the "selected process" that "sleeps
I thought that some folks had reported that their only recovery path
was power-cycling, meaning that the machine had become totally
unresponsive. so, I must be muddling 2 problems.
I guess there are 3 mortally wounding problems. sleeps forever, pmap seg 0
(PR 24126), and this hanging.
I had a heck of time with a full build yesterday, took most of the day.
my ac200 hung hard ~4 times. each time it appears to have been in