Subject: Re: Strange crashes involving ps?
To: Lennart Augustsson <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/04/2000 21:22:04
On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 12:17:36AM +0200, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> I've had my IOpener crash several times the last few days (I've only
> been using seriously for the last few days).  Every occurence is the same.
> There is some fairly heavy activity, one or two compiles, going on and then
> I do a ps.  And the machine freezes solid.  I can't get into the debugger with
> CTL-ALT-ESC even, so it's probably looping in an interrupt routine.
> Does this sound fimiliar to anyone?

I think I've seen this on occasion with 1.4ZD, went away after a make build.
Unfortunably, for some reasons my box didn't generate valid core dumps 
at this time, and I was running X :(

Manuel Bouyer <>