6.0 stable: linuxpluginwrapper port build failure

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Wed Feb 22 06:55:58 PST 2006

Chandan Haldar <chandanh at gmail.com> writes:

> In the middle of the marathon build of gnome2 2.12, the machine (Compaq
> Pentium III 933MHz with 256MB RAM) unpredictably locks up.  Happened
> several times so far at different places in the build.  Keyboard is
> dead.  Switching
> console does not work.  The hard disk keeps spinning and the power
> light is on
> but there is no sign of any other activity in the machine.  Had to
> force a power
> down and reboot.  I am running FreeBSD 6.0 Stable with X11+Gnome 2.10
> and the older ports for 3 months now without any problems.  So presumably
> the new ports installs have something to do with this new unstable behavior.
> Anyone seen this before?

Seen it before?  Well, yes, but only as a result of hardware problems.

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