5.4-prerelease - hanging under load

Emanuel Strobl emanuel.strobl at gmx.net
Sun Apr 3 09:34:49 PDT 2005

Am Sonntag, 3. April 2005 18:07 schrieb Pierre-Luc Drouin:
> Christian Brueffer wrote:
> >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:
> >
> >performance_cpu_freq="HIGH"
> >
> >- Christian
> Yes, this seams to fix it. I didn't know that I had a laptop? :)

Huh? I thought by default it is "HIGH", but it would also explain the 
experiences in the thread "cpufreq related RELENG_5 regression" 


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