On Mon, May 08, 2000 at 07:42:40AM -0400, Pete Toscano wrote:
> would a symptom of this problem be random lockups under heavy ide load?
I wouldn't have thought so, no. The side effects would probably be data
corruption, and then only in very unusual circumstances.
> yesterday, i was burning some cds from my (ide) hard-drives and it just
> randomly locked up two or three times. there were no messages in the
> logs. just to be sure that it wasn't x locking up, i tried to access
> the machine from another machine on my network and couldn't. even pings
> weren't returned.
If you can reproduce this, it might be worth applying the kdb patch to see
where the deadlock is happening.
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