7.0-BETA1 & 2 occasionally freezing, how to diagnose?
Ricardo Nabinger Sanchez
rnsanchez at wait4.org
Tue Nov 6 08:35:00 PST 2007
On Tue, 6 Nov 2007 12:48:35 +1100
Norberto Meijome <freebsd at meijome.net> wrote:
> Pretty much everytime I'm getting a lockup, i'm either streaming music
> from my music box or on a skype call. Not much to go by, but there
> isn't any logs left at all of the crash. It is not a panic (no writing
> dump to disk when I press enter, Caps-lock is dead, even the Fn key
> which is bound to the bios is dead). What I have noticed in these
> cases is that there seems to be a lock up....then, about a minute or
> so after it, the mouse seems to come back to life...but then there's
> nothing more I can do - i've waited for over 5 minutes after this with
> no more results....
> Not sure how I can diagnose / test this, but i'm willing to give them
> a try, time permitting :)
Hmm. Any chances any of you upgraded Xorg/glib2 this weekend? I did on
Sunday, and got some soft-locks similar to these ones. In my case, only
part of the applications would freeze. Interestingly, only xmms and
gkrellm kept running, and I could ssh to the machine---nothing unusual
In the X console, the mouse would move, but don't do anything useful.
The keyboard sometimes didn't worked, but whenever NumLock worked,
then I'd be able to vtswitch to some vt and ^C the whole X server.
The only worth message was from nvidia module (sometimes more than once),
some random time before soft-locking up. If it helps, I heard a slightly
different pc-speaker beep (short), which eventually led me to vt-switch
and discover this message:
kernel: NVRM: API mismatch: the client has the version 100.14.19, but
kernel: NVRM: this kernel module has the version 100.14.11. Please
kernel: NVRM: make sure that this kernel module and all NVIDIA driver
kernel: NVRM: components have the same version.
I'm on 6.1-RELEASE, most ports are up-to-date, and now using the nv
driver because nvidia module is getting a _sleep unresolved symbol.
No locks so far, BTW.
Ricardo Nabinger Sanchez rnsanchez at wait4.org
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