5.4-prerelease - hanging under load

Christian Brueffer chris at unixpages.org
Sun Apr 3 06:32:15 PDT 2005

On Sat, Apr 02, 2005 at 09:16:48PM -0500, Pierre-Luc Drouin wrote:
> Since I upgraded from 5.3-stable to 5.4-prerelease, I've noticed that my 
> computer is hanging badly under load. I've a P4 2.53 GHz without 
> hyperthreading (no SMP). I use the same kernel configurations than 
> before. Now when I compile a port for example, the mouse pointer hangs 
> in Fluxbox and Mozilla takes forever (meaning ~5 sec) to refresh the 
> screen. Even vi hangs. I do not see any warning/error message. Is it a 
> known problem with 5.4?

I have experienced something similar, putting the following into rc.conf
worked for me:


- Christian

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