pmap_lazyfix: spun for 50000000, is this common?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Apr 16 21:01:35 PDT 2004

On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 10:32:43PM -0400, Don Bowman wrote:
> pmap_lazyfix: spun for 50000000 message pops
> out now and again.
> I can see this in sys/i386/i386 in pmap_lazyfix().
> (non PAE case). 
> Is it common for this to hit? It appears to call
> ia32_pause(), decrement, and loop until a global
> var lazywait is set.
> Should i be concerned? Is this a common occurrence?

Someone (Bruce?) told me that this is harmless.  I think it was a
debugging message that got left in.

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