Subject: Re: 1.4 and Zombies
To: Brian D Chase <email@example.com>
From: Christoph Martin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/09/1999 12:34:10
Brian D Chase writes:
> I'm also having some problems with large compiles using the distributed
> 1.4_BETA kernel. After a few hours of running a make of /usr/xsrc, my M76
> goes into la-la land. Usually I can still ping the box, but it doesn't
> allow any logins either through remote services or directly on the
> console. It pretty much boils down to a halt and restart.
> I know Ragge recently mentioned nailing a vm related bug, and I think it
> was Chuck who noticed the large compile problems disappearing. I'm not
> sure if this is related to the vm bug or not. And then also, I'm not sure
> if the vm bug was fixed before the 1.4 release or if the fix is just in
> current. Then thirdly, I've not yet compiled a 1.4 GENERIC+debug so I've
> not yet done any empirical data gathering.
Did you find out about these problems?
I have the same problems even after compiling a 1.4 GENERIC kernel. If
I compile or run a mirror it begins to page but eventuelly locks up.