Re: 2.5.37 lockup with dbench 36 and make -j3 bzImage and PREEMPT=y.

From: Helge Hafting (
Date: Sat Sep 21 2002 - 05:05:29 EST

On 2002.09.20 23:05 Steven Cole wrote:
> While running 2.5.37 with 36 dbench clients and doing a kernel compile
> with make -j3 bzImage, my test machine locked up.

2.5.36 SMP no preempt locks up under similiar circumstances - a compile
with make -j 3 and moderate disk activity on 2 scsi disks makes it
freeze solid now and then. Perhaps this is some sort of SMP problem
also exposed by preempt?

I haven't tested this in 2.5.37 because refuses to run X.

Helge Hafting
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