Re: 2.2.16 - unix sockets cause process hangs

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Aug 02 2000 - 13:45:52 EST

> system becomes fairly loaded (about 200-300 processes and ~100 tcp/ip
> connections) that anything that uses unix sockets just hangs.. including
> syslogd and named.
> Is this a known problem? is there a kernel that I can go back to or a
> patch for 2.2.16 that fixes it?

I've seen no other reports at all like this (and I'd expect to see them
loudly if there was a general bug because X would keep freezing on people
since ituses AF_UNIX sockets).

Can I suggest you strace the stuff that seems to be hanging and see what
it is doing ?

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