Subject: Re: the 'hanging' update
To: None <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/07/1999 10:39:32
On Wed Apr  7 10:22:52 1999, Matthew Jacob wrote:
> I didn't send-pr things like this because:
> 	a) it's right at the fork- a lot of people might be paying
> 	attention to the current state of affairs, and PR's are to be
> 	reported against *releases* (I would think).
> 	b) the pr's I file tend to not be responded to (remember the
> 	ncr bug? I've filed a couple of other alpha related ones that
> 	seemed to languish too). Maybe I don't file good enough reports-
> 	but the lack of response doesn't encourage me to file more..

Update your boot blocks and tell us if that fixed the problem you have
seen in kern/6871. There was a problem there which caused one of my
ncr problems.

> 	c) I'm assuming that I'll have to look at it since the for
> 	the diffs I published between working and non-working kernels- the
> 	authors of said diffs declined to respond- or have been busy doing
> 	other things- whatever...

I am miles away to understand the vm system, but it wasn't clear for me
what timezone you used for the two dates you mentioned.