-CURRENT spontaneously rebooting when using X
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).
John Baldwin <jhb at FreeBSD.org> <>< http://www.FreeBSD.org/~jhb/
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