Subject: Re: kern/8217: periodic pciide pauses?
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 08/17/1999 19:00:49
Bill Sommerfeld <> writes:
> The pauses appear to correlate well with sync(2) invocations and
> writing of dirty data to disk.
> 	- pauses are not obvious for me when I kill update

I tried the experiment of killing update and then doing "make install"
on guile (in pkgsrc). I still got the symptom, sadly.