Re: WWW Linux Sparc-32 SMP

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Jun 19 2000 - 05:04:35 EST

> Absolutely no error messages on the console, you could switch virtual consoles
> still, and get a login prompt. Whatever you typed would be echoed but you'd
> never get a password prompt.

It is running kernel space but not user space, typically that means something
is spinning in kernel space.

> Since there's no OOPS or other error messages spin_lock deadlock messages,
> I'm not sure what to make of this.

Livelock probably. Does the sparc have an equivalent of the alt-sysrq stuff
we have on x86 ?

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