ctfmerge slows & sometimes crashes
Hans Petter Selasky
hps at selasky.org
Thu May 5 22:19:22 UTC 2016
On 05/05/16 23:53, Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> Has anyone else noticed ctfmerge either
> - temporarily sucks the life out of the machine,
> - or crashes
> cd /usr/src; make buildworld ; make buildkernel
> linking kernel.full
> ctfmerge -L VERSION -g -o kernel.full ...
> No rponse from these:
> Attempt to start new xterm to host (to run top) fails,
> Attempt to Control Z suspend the job in existing xterm is ignored,
> Stroking keypad (aka mouse wobble) ignored
> Screen stayed black (as it was before cos xdm was running & no human using it)
> No disk activity.
> Eventually laptop fan ran a bit faster for a bit (BIOS ?)
> I had to power off laptop to reboot.
> I've seen it a few times in recent weeks with various recent current.
> uname -a
> FreeBSD lapr.js.berklix.net 11.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT
> #4 r298975M: Wed May 4 14:59:04 CEST 2016
> jhs at lapr.js.berklix.net:/data/release/11.0-CURRENT/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC
> /usr/src it crashed building is at svn 299060 OK I now have newer here.
> I have nothing to debug in /var/crash as
> swapinfo 2 355 200 1K-blocks
> bsdlabel /dev/ada0s1 4 710 400
> dmesg real memory 3 221 225 472 (3072 MB)
> dmesg avail memory 2 759 401 472 (2631 MB)
> So ready for next one, I'll re bsdlabel the partition,
> (less risky than keeping a 4G ram stick in with /etc/rc.conf dumpdev=/dev/da0 )
I've seen this on 10-stable machines when compiling 11-current, but not
on 11-current machines doing the same build.
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