5.3-BETA1 hard lockups (HP DL380 G3)
cdillon at wolves.k12.mo.us
Wed Aug 25 08:38:29 PDT 2004
On Wed, 25 Aug 2004, Robert Watson wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Aug 2004, Chris Dillon wrote:
>> Anybody else experiencing hard lockups with a recent 5.3-BETA? I can
>> manage to build and install a kernel if I hold my breath while doing it,
>> but I can't make it through a buildworld without the system locking up
>> hard enough to require a manual reset (thank goodness for iLO and its
>> virtual reset button :-).
> Yes -- there's a bug fix in HEAD for SMP-related VM races, but it's
> not yet merged to RELENG_5 as it's in a three day waiting period.
> It will be shortly. I've CC'd Doug White, the pertinent victim.
Funny enough, I was running HEAD until early yesterday when I realized
what I really wanted now was RELENG_5, but I was still locking up
solid. If that patch only went in HEAD a few days ago, though, I
probably missed it. I'm going to try to build a UP kernel in the
meantime and see if that gets around the problem.
Also, since you mention this is VM-related, I am probably triggering
it so quickly during a kernel/world build because my /usr/obj is on
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