6.1-PRERELEASE: freezing

László Károly laszlokaroly at tvnetwork.hu
Thu Mar 30 12:40:36 UTC 2006

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Boris Samorodov wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Mar 2006 13:03:30 -0800 Sam Leffler wrote:
>> László Károly wrote:
>>> 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.
> It's freezing (actually it's an IRQ storm) when the cooler temperature
> is increased and the speed of the fan should be increased.
>>> 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).
> I found when things went broken. It is the patch(es) as of
> 2006-01-13. The patch is at attachment. After applying (reversed)
> patch acpi is working as well as management of the cooler speed.
> Sam, should I do some other testing?
> László, can you apply the patch (cd /usr/src; patch -R -p0
> _the_patch_), make kernel and tell us if the problem go out?
> As for me the reversed patch worked for current 6.1-PRERELEASE
> (cvsupped some hours ago).
Great, it works for me.

Thanks, 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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