Re: cerberus on 2.4.17-rc2 UP

From: marc. h. (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 06:14:24 EST

On Fri, Dec 21, 2001 at 02:56:34PM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> Can you please run Cerberus again and give me more information ?

ok, I *finally* got it to deadlock again.. trick is to run 2 simultaneous
cerberus runs.. same symptoms, pings, can change VC's, hard drive light
constantly on but silent and no blinks. I had sysrq turned on this time (tested
before the run), but once deadlocked, doing Alt+SysRQ+8, Alt+SysRQ+T, etc would
print nothing at all..


> I want Alt+SysRQ+T, Alt+SysRQ+M and Alt+SysRQ+P output.
> If those keys simply print the sysrq header, please try Alt+SysRQ+8 then
> the above again.
> Thanks
> On Thu, 20 Dec 2001, marc. h. wrote:
> > I tried out the latest cerberus from
> > on a UP redhat-7.2 box. I ran the
> > standard non-destructive RedHat tests.
> >
> > It ran for about 14 hours and then became unresponsive.. machine still ping'ed
> > , I could switch VC's scroll up on console, but that's it. Could not log in,
> > etc.. Another point is that the hard drive light remained on but it was not
> > seeking, it seemed dead silent.

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