freezing, hard locking, and debug.mpsafenet=0

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Oct 8 13:12:27 PDT 2007

Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
>>> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>>>> Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
>>>>> Elvar wrote:
>>>>>> Hi there,
>>>>> <snip>
>>> <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.
>> Of course, and it's documented in the above place.  Did you read it yet?
> I've used that information on other occasions but then at least the 
> keyboard was functional. Not sure how to interpret what is says in a 
> proper fashion, I could guess of course: What I see is termed a 
> "deadlock"? I'll definitely try that one on this little bugger then.

Yes.  Break to DDB, then proceed.


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