Re: status of Linux on Alpha?

From: Måns Rullgård
Date: Sun Mar 28 2004 - 15:45:04 EST

Marc Giger <gigerstyle@xxxxxx> writes:

> Hi Ivan, Hi Måns
> I haven't found the time to look deeper into the problem. All what I can
> say ATM is, it is real and exists!
> Ivan, perhaps you can give me some useful advise how to debug this
> successfully? I think we should begin to try isolating the problem to a
> single part of the kernel.
> Is it possible that we have a deadlock in the VFS part? After a
> while every process that accesses a file will be blocked (already
> described).

We could start by comparing .config files. Mine is attached. I've
been running a 2.6.3 kernel with that configuration since it was
released. I compiled a gentoo installation using that kernel, so I'd
say it's quite stable.

Måns Rullgård

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