6.1-PRERELEASE: freezing

László Károly laszlokaroly at tvnetwork.hu
Mon Mar 27 21:51:14 UTC 2006

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Sam Leffler wrote:
> 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).
>     Sam

No, I have never used powerd. As nx6110 is a Celeron based model, powerd
is of minimal importance. Note that the machine worked well the day
before yesterday (with some exceptions, such as acpi_bus_number: can't
get _ADR).

Best, Laci

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László Károly                       <laszlokaroly at tvnetwork.hu>
Department of Altaic Studies                    Egyetem str. 2.
University of Szeged                     H-6722 Szeged, Hungary

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