mpd sometimes hangs the whole system?

Alex Povolotsky tarkhil at
Mon Feb 19 16:28:41 UTC 2007

Richard Tector wrote:
> Alex Povolotsky wrote:
>> Richard Tector wrote:
>>> Alex Povolotsky wrote:
>>>> mpd (fresh) on FreeBSD 6.1p12 sometimes hangs system, totally, to 
>>>> reset. Tried two completely different boxes, so it cannot be a 
>>>> hardware problem.
>>> Which version of mpd are you using? Have you tried the latest 
>>> version from ports, 4.1? I've read it fixes a *lot* of problems 
>>> found with the older versions.
>> 3.18_5; Is mpd 4 100% backwards compartible?
> Yes, 4.x should work just fine with your 3.x configuration files.
>> And, what's worse, I've heard of exactly the same problem on 4.0. 
>> Kernel _freeze_ should be something kernel-related, I fear.
> Quite possible. It involves putting the interfaces in promiscuous mode 
> so could be due to a bug in your network card driver. What interfaces 
> are you using?

Proimisc?... hmm... fxp. Rock solid thing, as far as I can remember. Can 
try em instead


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