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i386/348: kernel hangs when heavy CPU and heavy data transfer are combined



The following reply was made to PR i386/348; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: twp_(_at_)_skepsis_(_dot_)_com
To: gnats_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
Cc:  Subject: i386/348: kernel hangs when heavy CPU and heavy data transfer are combined
Date: Sun, 10 May 1998 01:04:29 -0400 (EDT)

 >Submitter-Id:	net
 >Originator:	Tim Pierce
 >Organization:
 net
 >Confidential:	no
 >Synopsis:	CPU-intensive programs and high-traffic comm freezes system
 >Severity:	critical
 >Priority:	medium
 >Category:	i386
 >Class:		sw-bug
 >Release:	2.1
 >Environment:
 	
 	System      : OpenBSD 2.1
 	Architecture: OpenBSD.i386
 	Machine     : i386
 >Description:
 
 	Resolution of earlier reported problems.  Apparently running the
 	system under moderate load was overpowering the Adaptec 1522 SCSI
 	controller.  Upgrading to a 2940 made the lockups vanish.
 
 >How-To-Repeat:
 	
 >Fix:
 	Don't install low-end consumer-grade hardware.
 

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