mpd sometimes hangs the whole system?

Alexander Motin mav at
Mon Feb 19 21:29:28 UTC 2007


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.
> I'm updating to 6.2 now, but have little hope. What can I turn on in 
> kernel to fix it or at least to make computer reboot?

I didn't check this, but have heard that this can hapend if you are 
trying to send tunnel (pptp/l2tp/...) traffic inside this tunnel. It can 
make infinite loop and consume all possible resources.

Check your routing table for possible traffic loop.

Alexander Motin mav at
Optima Telecom

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