random hurd hang ups (was: Re: dpkg-source -x *****s system
On Wed, Feb 10, 1999 at 04:24:38PM -0800, Mark Lundeberg wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Feb 1999, M.C. Vernon wrote:
> > When running debian-source -x on ud (a small package), it gets as
> > far as unpacking ud-fooo in ud-0.7.1/, and then hangs. If I ^c or ^z it,
> > then I get bash back again, but cd .. or ls, or anything like that will
> > hang......
> I once got the same results from
> ls -l /linux/dev | less
> (actually, I was in the /linux/dev dir)
> When I tried to run any program, it just hung until I pressed ^C a
> gazillion times. I finally had to boot the computer hard.
What you are experiencing is a very weired bug in the Hurd or GNU Mach.
It is not reproducible by special command sequences (Matthew, try
dpkg-source again, you may see that it is not at fault).
It happens sometimes, under which circumstances is unclear to me.
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