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Re: wscons hang on i386 (reproducable)



On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 01:40:19PM -0400, dan weeks wrote:
> On 9.April.2001 "Henning Brauer" chittered like a monkey:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I had a system hang on i386 (-current from cvs, less than a week old) today, 
> > reproducable. What I did:
> > 
> > on console 1 i had "cvs up -PAd src" running. On console 2 i read mails with
> > mutt. Switching from mutt back to console 1 reproducable resulted in a
> > hanging system. Nothing possible except pressing the power button :-(((((
> 
> Is this virtural consoles and not X?  

Me? X?? no, textmode of course. shuld have said this.

> Switching with Ctrl+Alt+F#?  I

yes.

> noticed this too, but when you hit Ctrl+Alt+Esc rather than Ctrl+Alt+F1 it
> freezes up.  

I'm really sure I hitted F1 and not ESC, I was able to reproduce it at least
4 times.

> I hadn't gotten around to trying to diagnose it though, but I
> noticed it after the wscons switch.


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