Subject: Re: Strange crashes involving ps?
To: None <,>
From: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/12/2000 04:50:59
Thus spake darcy
> Thus spake Lennart Augustsson
> > 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?
> This exact thing happened to me once while I was in the middle of a "make
> build" but I just completed the build and haven't had the problem since.
> This is on i386.  Not sure if this helps but I thought it might be an
> extra datapoint.

The same thing happened again to me.  I was in the middle of a "make build"
and I did a ps.  It just locked up solid.

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