Re: Preliminary testing results for 2.4.10

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Mon Sep 24 2001 - 18:06:15 EST

On Mon, 24 Sep 2001, Bob Matthews wrote:
> machine test1: 2xPIII, 2G RAM/4G Swap. Appears to be in a memory
> related deadlock. All test related processes save one are in D state.
> Vmstat indicates no swapping activity. Top says both processors are
> ~95% idle. The exception is the TTCP test, which has a very small
> memory footprint and is running normally.

Can you check what "ctrl + ScrollLock" says?

That will give you a nice list of all processes, along with their
backtraces. Very useful indeed for finding deadlocks..


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