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Re: Tcl test hangs 5.0_BETA

Hans Rosenfeld wrote:
On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 08:12:13AM +0100, Anders Magnusson wrote:
Hm, can it be that the console output driver just hangs sometimes?
That has happened before, and jumping into the debugger and back solves the 

I just had a "hang" in a native build. Just entering and leaving the
debugger didn't help, but single-stepping around a bit (into the console
interrupt handler) got the system out of the "hang".

Johnny, could this be the problem you saw with long-running native

So it would seem. Stepping on a little in ddb, and then continuing got it running again.

My build was aborted, but the machine is alive again.
(The build stopped with a signal 5, well lint did.)

Interesting. So it appears we have some problem with interrupts being locked out, and eventually not even being restored at all. I seem to remember something about a change to the splxxx() calls a while back. That could be the problem here...


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