On Thu, Nov 09, 2006 at 11:29:51PM +0100, Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: > Hello, > > On Thu, 9 Nov 2006, Kris Kennaway wrote: > > >How do you know the entire system is freezing instead of just the tty? > >:) If you have e.g. heavy disk write activity then the syncer will > >grab Giant while flushing periodically and delay other things that > >require Giant, like serial terminals. > > I do not think that's the case. I have another box that works as a mail > relay server that passes messages for exim under FBSD. Now when the freeze > occurs, I check the relay server and it cannot connect to the FBSD box > (both are on the same lan). That's why I think it is a general box freeze > and not just a tty problem.
OK, you'll need to do some more diagnosis along the lines of my previous email then. Kris
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