6.1-PRERELEASE: freezing

Boris Samorodov bsam at ipt.ru
Mon Mar 27 21:36:26 UTC 2006

On Mon, 27 Mar 2006 13:03:30 -0800 Sam Leffler wrote:
> László Károly wrote:
> > Hash: SHA1
> > Boris Samorodov wrote:

> >> 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.

It's an interrupt storm when CPU temperature changes to higher value. :-(
Look at:

> >> 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).

As for me -- no, I don't run powerd.

Boris B. Samorodov, Research Engineer
InPharmTech Co,     http://www.ipt.ru
Telephone & Internet Service Provider

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