powerd causing crash on Mini-ITX EN1200

Paul B. Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 03:46:44 PST 2009

On 2/27/09, Ross Penner <ross.penner at gmail.com> wrote:
> Perhaps, but I rarely run Xorg. I use the machine as a gateway for our
> network in the house. I've noticed it most often when under a network
> load but that might not be a real correlation.
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 2:47 PM, Paul B. Mahol <onemda at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 2/26/09, Ross Penner <ross.penner at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> When I enable powerd, it is only but a matter of time before my
>>> machine will lock up completely. I've had this problem since I've
>>> migrated to FreeBSD 7 from 6. FreeBSD 6 never seemed to have any
>>> problems. I doesn't seem to create a dump so I've had no luck on that
>>> end. I'm quite perplexed on how to proceed to help get this problem
>>> documented so it can be fixed.
>>> #uname -a
>>> FreeBSD rosbox.dyndns.org 7.1-STABLE FreeBSD 7.1-STABLE #0: Thu Feb 26
>>> 00:38:44 PST 2009
>>> ross at rosbox.dyndns.org:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MYKERNEL7  i386
>>> Is there anything else I con provide that would be of assistance?
>> I'm aware of livelock between syscons and powerd which is not trivial to
>> reproduce (at least for me).

The locks happens for me only if kernel prints something on console while
something other is being printed on vtys.
So it looks like your problem is not related to syscons bugs.


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