On Fri, 8 Mar 2002, Thomas Moestl wrote:

> On Fri, 2002/03/08 at 11:23:36 -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
> > 3. xconsole causes periodic panics. The problem (according to BDE) is "a
> > well-know bug in printf(9)," caused by "The TIOCCONS ioctl ... panics when
> > printf() is called while sched_lock is held." I reported this bug in
> > October 2001, if anyone wants to look through the archives.
> While this issue is still present, printf()s with sched_lock held seem
> to fortunately be quite rare. IIRC your panics were caused by the
> "microuptime went backwards" message, which was recently removed. The
> only other relatively frequently reported printf() in this category I
> can think of at the moment is for the "calcru: negative time..."
> message.

        Well, I have a fairly verbose console on some of my systems, which
is why I think I panic'ed with this problem more than most. Given that
we're opening things to a wider audience, this should be listed as a
gotcha, even if it only affects a small percentage of users.

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