freezing, hard locking, and debug.mpsafenet=0

Per olof Ljungmark peo at
Mon Oct 8 12:07:35 PDT 2007

Kris Kennaway wrote:
> Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
>> Elvar wrote:
>>> Hi there,
>> <snip>
>> Could someone familiar with -CURRENT perhaps explain why this option 
>> (debug.mpsafenet=0) is gone?
> Because it was an obsolete option that was complicating the code and 
> holding back further development.
> If you are seeing bugs, you need to follow through with obtaining the 
> necessary debugging (see the developers handbook), then submit a PR. 
> Note that if you don't do this then you cannot reasonably expect anyone 
> to fix your problems.

Kris, if a system locks up completely (does not take any input, no 
dumps, just stop) is there anything one can do in terms of debugging?

I would post more information if I knew how to get it.

Per olof

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