[GUILTY] Re: Hangs using X
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Mon Apr 18 10:09:21 PDT 2005
:I have www/linuxpluginwrapper (20050320) and linux-flashplugin only. It
:frezzes randomly the last freeze was like a minute after I opened Firefox,
:/var/log/messages doesn't show anything weird.
:I'm now upgrading to ports/www/firefox 1.0.3. I will try it and test it,
:cause friday I had a freeze using Mozilla Suite. Now I get a lot of
:I will post in about an hour an a half to report tests.
I don't think that's going to be very helpful. It's got to be a kernel
issue somewhere but without a kernel panic or kernel dump we're kinda
stuck figuring out what the cause is.
I think your best bet is to continue to try to get a dump. If you have
this option enabled in your kernel config:
options ALT_BREAK_TO_DEBUGGER # CR ~ ^B
Then it should be possible to use the CR + ~ + CTRL-B sequence
on a serial console to break into ddb and then panic the system, and
hopefully this would work even after the system has nominally locked
up. Doing a 'sysctl kern.sync_on_panic=0' might also improve your
chances of getting a successful dump.
(assuming that you've got sufficient configured swap and setup the
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