Bug#433187: Installing Debian on Ultrasparc III machines
On Tue, Sep 18, 2007 at 11:40:19PM +0200, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> kernel which works well - at least on out US III machine. We've applied
> 179c85ea53bef807621f335767e41e23f86f01df to make sure that the system
> doesn't create unkillable processes anymore if you use the libc6 from
> _lenny_. Please read the following
> WARNING: using the libc6 from Etch on an US III machine results in a
> freeze (badly, as in not reacting to stop+a/break) of your system if you
> do things like using aptitude after becoming root by the use of su/sudo.
> This is not that bad with the libc6 from testing, but this is definitely
> NOT fixed.
BTW, lebrun.d.o, also an USIII, running 2.6.23-rc6 plus the aforementioned
patch still created unkillable dpkg-query processes.
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