Postgresql locks up server - no response at all
scottl at freebsd.org
Wed Aug 4 14:36:02 PDT 2004
Geoff Speicher wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 04:19:20PM -0500, Jon Noack wrote:
>>On 08/04/04 15:34, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
>>>Many people over in freebsd-threads mentioned this problem, and recommended
>>>all sorts-of different workarounds. I tried every one available to me,
>>>except mucking with PREEMPTION (as I did not feel comfortable tinkering
>>>with a random .h file on the box; seemed to be a kernel-related thing,
>>>so I'd rather have just an "options" line for it -- I'm conditionally
>>The one you didn't try most likely was the culprit. Robert Watson
>>showed that PREEMPTION and threading don't play well together right now:
> FWIW, in mid-late July, my problems were not PREEMPTION-related. I
> tried everything I could to get usable threaded apps under XFree86, but
> my Athlon XP rebooted every time I tried to run kdm, Firefox, etc.
> This included all four combinations of PREEMPTION and ULE/4BSD. Rolling
> back to July 1 was the only thing that worked for me.
Yeah, the instant reboots have hit me too. Disabling PREEMPTION did
seem to help this for me, but then it might have been a coincidence.
Incidentally, what video drivers are you using?
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