Re: 2.2.16 deadlocking in schedule()

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Fri Sep 01 2000 - 15:13:27 EST


> > > I think I have found something. I've currently got 4 processes deadlocked
> > > on DAC960_WaitForCommand.
> > >
> > > This machine is a VA Linux VAR Server 3000.
> >
> > If they stay deadlocked there then let Leonard Zubkoff know. He's both the
> > DAC960 guru and happens to work for VA so will know the box too 8)
> With Leonard's help, I have determined that it is a defective card. After
> some amount of time, it ceases to generate interrupts. Now to contact
> support...

Hmm, then hook it on timer interrupt ;-). Seriously, if it only misses
few interrupts, then generate interrupt for it once a second; that
should pick up any interrupts missed.

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