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Re: test this ! (hard lockups)

> Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2000 00:12:31 -0400
> From: Sergey V Kovalyov <sqk0316@SCIRES.ACF.NYU.EDU>
> To: debian-sparc@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: test this ! (hard lockups)
> Does _anyone_ have a SparcStation 5 with Linux ?

Yes, I do.

> It seems ONLY SparcStation 5 is susceptible to the problem.
> doing strace -ff -p `pidof inetd` and telnetting to ident port
> loks it up reliably on the fork call.
> Transferring that same hard drive onto a SparcStation 4 magically
> eliminates the lockups. (transferring to another SS5 keeps the problem)
> Is anyone capable of tracing this down ? (I probably should post to
> another mailing list, like the linux kernel, but I first shoul know if
> it is reproducible by other people.)

I tried, but I only get a bunch of garbage printed out (garbage to me, but
probably legitimate output for someone familiar with strace).

(I am using kernel 2.2.17pre9, compiled by myself.)

--Paul Vojta, vojta@math.berkeley.edu

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