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Wed Nov 22 22:30:48 UTC 2006
pOn Thu, 23 Nov 2006 08:41:36 +1030
Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday, 22 November 2006 at 16:51:41 -0500, Randy Pratt wrote:
> You'll probably get more response if you send this to -questions.
Perhaps I'll try that next if necessary but it seems most of the video
people hang around -multimedia.
> > I've been trying to get my PVR250 card working using
> > FreeBSD 6.2-PRERELEASE (sources from about a week ago) but I've ran
> > into some difficulties.
> > ...
> > I did notice this in the output of "ps" after ctrl-c the test:
> > # ps -auxww | grep cxm
> > USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TT STAT STARTED TIME COMMAND
> > root 826 0.0 0.0 0 8 ?? WL 4:33PM 0:00.00 [irq19: cxm0]
> I don't see anything obvious there; do you?
No, but I was digging for any/all information I could find.
> > I've had several freezes/hangs where the system is unresponsive and
> > keyboard won't accept input forcing a power recycling and fsck.
> This seems more than just cxm, then.
> In general, if you're seeing this kind of behaviour, the output of
> 'ps l' is of interest. The WMCHAN field gives information about where
> (and maybe how) the process is waiting.
# ps -auxwwl | grep cxm
root 1156 0.7 0.1 1280 664 p1 S+ 5:24PM 0:00.30 cat /dev/cxm0 0 821 0 0 0 cmxrd
root 826 0.0 0.0 0 8 ?? WL 4:33PM 0:00.03 [irq19: cxm0] 0 0 0 -60 0 -
> When I get access to our PVR 250 later today, I'll compare some of
> your other data.
Great! I'd appreciate anything you can look at. I'm also willing to
do any sort of patching/testing if needed. The box isn't anything
I was going to try the multimedia/pvrxxx port but it seems to be
Thanks for the response!
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