6.1-PRERELEASE: freezing

Sam Leffler sam at errno.com
Mon Mar 27 21:03:32 UTC 2006

László Károly wrote:
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> Boris Samorodov wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I've had 6.0-STABLE as of jan-2006. Yesterday it was upgraded to
>> current 6.1-PRERELEASE (tag=RELENG_6). The hardware is HP/Compaq
>> nx6110 notebook.
>> After upgrading mashine is freezing under load. After booting the
>> OS without any actions it's OK for two hours. But after starting of
>> make buildkernel the mashine freezes.
> I have the same box and I too made an upgrade yesterday (from a
> two-week-old 6.1-PRERELEASE). The same experience: the system became
> unusably slow, no problem without ACPI.
>> What type of debugging should I do to find up what's up?
> Good question ;-): how to debug a system which practically does not
> react but "runs"?

Are you running powerd?  I've got an nx6125 (amd cpu) that has numerous 
acpi issues and also would lockup when idle.  I found turning off powerd 
stopped the latter.  Unfortunately there are still many other unresolved 
issues (and no time to pursue them).


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