Runaway intr, not flash related

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon Aug 16 05:09:20 UTC 2010

On Sun, 15 Aug 2010, b. f. wrote:

> What were you doing when you triggered the interrupt problem without
> running X?

I'm afraid to say, lest I am once again labeled a bad programmer. :)

> Was there a lot of network, audio device, or disk activity
> at the time?

Disk, lots and lots of disk. No network or audio (I purposely 
constrained those 2).

> Are these failures without X consistently reproducible,
> or unpredictable?

If I watch enough flash videos, it's 100% sure that it will happen, the 
only question is when. Last night (on r211309) I got through 2 shows, 
and started on a 3rd before it happened. Rebooted, and I was back in 
business. Sometimes it happens on the first one I watch after a cold 

> Can you remember the revision number of the last
> version of -CURRENT that didn't have these problems?

It was at least a year ago, so no; I can't remember specifically.



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