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Re: Hello! (and zombie processes...)



I'm running the experimental glibc with NPTL just fine on my tsunami, no stability
issues so far (it's been several months).

Mike

On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 05:37:36PM -0500, Stan Lewis wrote:
> If someone wants to give these packages a whirl I've put them up at:
> 
> http://gashcrumb.homelinux.org/tmp
> 
> the .debs are in "debs" and the patched libc6 source package + test is 
> in "source".  When I built them I just did a "dpkg -i *" and it seemed to go 
> alright, though I don't think you'd normally need to install the debug and 
> profile libraries.  Note that locales and locales-all showed up as ready to 
> upgrade after installing these, I've gone and upgraded them and haven't 
> noticed any problems so far.  I've also since removed the debug/profiled 
> packages from my install.
> 
> cheers,
> 
> Stan
> 
> On Tue 20 February 2007, Thomas Evans wrote:
> > Sorry to confuse 'unstable' with 'not fixed'.
> >
> > Lots of zombies often led to 'unstable' for me...
> >
> > ...tom
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: "Uwe Schindler" <uwe@thetaphi.de>
> > To: "'Thomas Evans'" <tom@23palmer.net>; "'Stan Lewis'"
> > <gashcrumb@gmail.com>; debian-alpha@lists.debian.org Sent: 2/20/07 5:07 PM
> > Subject: RE: Hello! (and zombie processes...)
> >
> > > Not cool that the experimental glibc doesn't fix this...
> >
> > Stan said that the machine became very unstable. I run experimental glibc
> > (2.3.999 and for a short time 2.5-0exp3 build by the debian developer
> > aurelien on my machine) and I had no crash and no zombies.
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: "Stan Lewis" <gashcrumb@gmail.com>
> > > To: debian-alpha@lists.debian.org
> > > Sent: 2/20/07 3:08 PM
> > > Subject: Hello! (and zombie processes...)
> > >
> > > Hey all!
> > >
> > > I've just gotten a Compaq XP1000 last Friday and have been working on
> > > getting
> > > it set up to do audio work.  I've run into the same problem that I guess
> > > a few people have with zombie processes getting created every time a
> > > thread exits, and I've tried a few ways of getting this sorted out on
> > > this box, including installing the version of libc6.1 from expiremental. 
> > > That didn't
> > > go so well, this machine became way unstable.  I tried sticking with just
> > > what's in sarge, but the kernel version is just to old to get decent low
> > > latencies with the jack audio server.
> > >
> > > So I've managed to get a build of the glibc-2.3.6.ds1 source package with
> > > the
> > > patch that fixes the zombie process problem (can't remember whose e-mail
> > > that
> > > was in) built and running here on this box I'm setting up.  It fixes the
> > > test
> > > code that was submitted for bug 325600, and I'm waiting for all of KDE to
> > > download to see if any zombie processes show up then.
> > >
> > > Anyway, I've noticed that there's mails in the list as recent as
> > > December, so
> > > I figured I'd throw these out there, if anyone's interested in either the
> > > source package, .debs or the steps required to rebuild the source .deb,
> > > let
> > > me know!
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > >
> > > Stan
> 
> 
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