On Thu, Oct 05, 2000 at 04:20:48PM +0100, Anil Madhavapeddy wrote: > gaw zay wrote: > > > > I have a stack of these laying around and I have tried obsd installs on 4 > > of them. On all of them there is weirdness. obsd freezes up after a short > > time on all of them, sometimes you can still ping the machine but can't > > use the console or log in remotly or even use a simple network service > > such as finger. This happens [the freezes] when I do certain things like > > this: > > > > Right, I get exactly the same problem on my -current box (P-III, 256mb > ram, TritonII, 40gb EIDE RAID-1 via Duplidisk). > > I've pinned it down to be reproducable whenever I SCP around five large files > across to it. Completely freezes down to the console, but is still > pingable. > > Now that it's a reproducable fault, I'll try to pin it down to exactly > where the problem is. It's quite hard though, given that the darn > console freezes up too. Anyone give me tips on any verbose kernel output > I can enable to help track the problem down? > I noticed the same thing on my PII-350 with 128MB and AHA-2940UW. After about 10 minutes (sometimes more, sometimes less) the keyboard becomes unresponsive. The system is still working (I started a kernel compile and the system still compiled fine after the keyboard dies) I didn't really investigate the cause of the problem but found out that starting X avoids the problem. The keyboard doesn't lock up in X. Regards Martin -- Remember, God could only create the world in 6 days because he didn't have an established user base.
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