Re: 2.2.16 deadlocking in schedule()

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Aug 30 2000 - 09:38:58 EST

> I am running 2.2.16 unpatched on a PII-450 with 512 megs of memory. The
> disk controller is a Mylex DAC960. Recently the machine seems to be
> locking up under moderate load. I wanted to see what was causing it, and
> running setiathome seems to be a pretty good trigger for it. Using
> control-scroll lock showed that the seti process, along with any new
> processes I tried to start ended up as deadlocked.

Please try 2.2.17pre20. THis has various vm and other fixes as well as an
updated DAC960 driver

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