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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