6.1-PRERELEASE: freezing

László Károly laszlokaroly at tvnetwork.hu
Mon Mar 27 22:08:09 UTC 2006

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Boris Samorodov wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Mar 2006 13:03:30 -0800 Sam Leffler wrote:
>> László Károly wrote:
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>>> 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:
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=79080
Yes, I passed through this bug when I first tried my nx6110 with 5.4,
but this issue were solved in 6.0. Did the same problem appear again? I
do not think so. I hope...

>>>> 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.

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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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