Subject: Re: Strange VM behaviour
To: Chuck Silvers <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/05/2001 09:46:50
	I may have seen something similar on a NetBSD/i386 1.5 box.
	running convert from ImageMagik on a 64 page fax tiff document -
	the machine just 'goes silent' (no network, console or disk) for
	quite a few seconds (was a central http/samba server, so I didn't
	really have a chance to play).

		David/absolute		-- No hype required --

On Sun, 4 Feb 2001, Chuck Silvers wrote:

> sorry, I missed the part about no disk activity.
> this sounds a bit different from problems I've heard of.
> -Chuck
> On Sun, Feb 04, 2001 at 03:20:28PM -0500, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> > Yes, my tree is very up-todate.  I've had this problem ever since UBC was
> > integrated.  It's not the same as the problem Jason fixed.  Jason's fix makes
> > interactive response better under heavly load.  Note that when my machine
> > freezes there is NO disk activity.
> >
> >     -- Lennart