mouse and keyboard badly interrupted while I/O (disk, net)
arundel at freebsd.org
Sun Dec 12 12:19:23 UTC 2010
On Sun Dec 12 10, Bruce Cran wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Dec 2010 11:10:11 GMT
> Alexander Best <arundel at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > i can confirm that a similar issue exists for me running a very
> > recent HEAD snapshot on amd64. when the disk is performing heavy i/o
> > (make -j8 buildworld e.g.) sound starts stuttering and the system
> > goes semi-responsive. mostly the mouse input (usb) is lagging, but
> > sometimes the cursor freezes in it's current position for 10 seconds
> > or so.
> There was a discussion recently where we noticed this problem appeared
> to occur mostly on systems with Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs. I've seen a
> login paused for over 5 seconds (between typing the password and
> the motd being displayed) due to an "svn up" on my laptop for example.
CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2160 @ 1.80GHz (2394.05-MHz K8-class CPU)
Origin = "GenuineIntel" Id = 0x6fd Family = 6 Model = f Stepping = 13
TSC: P-state invariant
ps: was this a private discussion or a public one? i'd really like to read up
on this one.
> Bruce Cran
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