Subject: Re: Fixing the swapper (was Re: Summarisation on uvII/VS3100 booting)
To: Anders Magnusson <>
From: Brian D Chase <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/24/1999 09:02:04
On Thu, 24 Jun 1999, Anders Magnusson wrote:

> I've heard that the problem may not go away with this fix also. Maybe
> it is two problem? Anyway: It is the queue for active transfers. The
> queue is only used to requeue transfers that were active when an
> ubareset occurred.  I have never seen an ubareset on a qbus-based
> machine, and very rarely on Unibus-based machines. (Only on a
> heavily-loaded ftp server).

Well, I get hangs on my MicroVAX II and on my VAXstation 3100/M76 under
1.4. I've not yet tried the MSCP workaround on the MVII, but the M76 is
only using NFS swap so I'd imagine that it's suffering from some other
problem.  The hangs generally occur under large compiles.

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