On Sat, Apr 10, 2004 at 08:29:38AM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote: > Hmmm... Very strange. I wonder if it's sendmail causing the effect at > all -- sounds like it might be something more systemic. Do you have > ACPI enabled? Could it be that the system is throttling the CPU under > load -- perhaps to keep the CPU cool?
Possibly, but I have not had any further problems once it started working again. I have it configured as I want it, so I won't worry about it until it happens again. I have noticed sendmail blocking as I send a message through mutt. I presume this is caused by dns lookups, but it is nearly always brief. strace still blocks if I just say: $ strace cat file It blocks, but will jump start if I 'ctrl+z' and 'fg'. ioctl(3, PIOCWAIT Cory -- Cory Petkovsek Adapting Information Adaptable IT Consulting Technology to Your (858) 705-1655 Business [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.AdaptableIT.com _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"