Help diagnosing system hangs?

Mike Tancsa mike at
Wed Aug 24 01:44:59 GMT 2005

On Mon, 22 Aug 2005 23:50:36 -0700, in sentex.lists.freebsd.questions
you wrote:

>I've recently been experiencing frequent hangs with FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE-p20.
>Strangely, this didn't appear to happen with 5.3-RELEASE or before
>a few months ago.

There are a lot of bugs that have been fixed since  5.3-p20. So even
if you dropped into the debugger and found what was going on, chances
are good that its a bug that has already been fixed. I would go to
RELENG_5 if you can, or even RELENG_6 if you wait another week or two.

Mike Tancsa, Sentex communications
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