Deadlocks with recent SMP current
rwatson at freebsd.org
Sat Aug 14 16:42:20 PDT 2004
On Sat, 14 Aug 2004, Jon Noack wrote:
> Here's a data point: My dual Pentium3 system has been up for 20+ hours
> with this patch. Previously, it wouldn't survive for more than an hour
> or so (regardless of load).
Unfortunately, I'm running a box with the same patch and did get a hang.
The patch appears to correct some known stability issues associated with
threaded processes, but the build I was using to trigger the hang doesn't
use threads, so...
Robert N M Watson FreeBSD Core Team, TrustedBSD Projects
robert at fledge.watson.org Principal Research Scientist, McAfee Research
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