-CURRENT spontaneously rebooting when using X

John Baldwin jhb at freebsd.org
Tue Jan 24 07:47:02 PST 2006

On Tuesday 24 January 2006 05:03, Chris Hedley wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Jan 2006, John Baldwin wrote:
> > It's a bug, but you can try this workaround:
> Unfortunately that caused my system to lock up at (presumably) the same
> point it was crashing before; testing it a couple of times produced the
> same result.  Is there anything you want me to do to try to extract some
> more details from it?

Ah, sorry then.  The bug is that some thread has gone to sleep while holding a 
mutex and now another thread wants that mutex.  Try turning on witness as it 
will tell you when the first thread goes to sleep (the real bug).

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