Subject: Re: soft updates
To: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?C=E9sar_Catri=E1n?= C. <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/22/2004 11:01:22
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On Sun, 21 Nov 2004, C=E9sar Catri=E1n C. wrote:
> I had a problem with soft updates that was solved in NetBSD 2.0BETA, a co=
uple of months ago.
> The problem derived in a lot of disk activity and system hangup usually t=
riggered by unpacking some file, and buildlinking any package from pkgsrc.
> Today I was generating an image file using xcdroast, and the problem happ=
ened again. Nevertheless, the system works pretty fine with normal tasks.
> I am right now using sources from RC5.

First, please note that you sent this to the wrong list - tech-pkg is for=
discussion about the NetBSD (well) pkgsrc system, not any system problems.

Please include some more details in your report, esp. a stack backtrace on=
where it hangs. (make sure X doesn't run when it happens, ctl+alt+esc,=20

  - Hubert

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