Re: Serious reproducible 2.4.x kernel hang

From: Doug McNaught (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 13:41:57 EST

Chris Evans <> writes:

> [cc: davem because of the severity]
> On Thu, 1 Feb 2001, Malcolm Beattie wrote:
> > rid of the hang. So it looks as though some combination of
> > shutdown(2) and SIGABRT is at fault. After the hang the kernel-side
> Nope - I've nailed it to a _really_ simple test case. It looks like a
> read() on a shutdown() unix dgram socket just kills the kernel. Demo code
> below. I wonder if this affects UP or is SMP only?

Kills my UP K6-2 dead as a doornail (except for pings, as you say).

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