mpd sometimes hangs the whole system?

Mike Tancsa mike at
Tue Feb 20 17:08:53 UTC 2007

At 11:35 AM 2/20/2007, Alex Povolotsky wrote:

>Thanks a lot, I've added invariants and witness; if it won't yield 
>any information, I'll try more.
>So far, this cursed thing is working with some load for 2 hours, 
>that's much. It does NOT, surely NOT try to tunnel tunnelled 
>traffic; any serialconsole setup is useless since it is also a main 
>gateway. If it dies, nothing but physical access can help.

Although not a hard fast rule, I have found that if the box locks up 
to the point where a BREAK on the serial console does not send it to 
the debugger prompt, is usually a sign of a hardware lockup as 
opposed to a software bug.

What is the chipset of the MB ? Does ichwd work with it to reset it ?


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