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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject re: graceful
Date Fri, 12 Sep 1997 23:17:51 GMT
At 01:07 PM 9/12/97 -0700, Dean Gaudet wrote:

Dean wrote:

>On Fri, 12 Sep 1997, Brian Behlendorf wrote:
>> I did trace it down to a few processes staying in "G" mode.  This happens
>> with or without the OPTIMIZE_TIMEOUTS.
>Well that's good to know ... now we just need to figure out what piece of
>code has no timeouts.  Hmm I wonder if this could be the bug that Nate
>pointed out a long time ago with USR1 which I claimed wasn't likely to
>happen (and be hard to work around).  I'll have to dig to find out what
>that was again.

Aha - all the children stuck in "G" were servicing nph scripts, in
particular an nph-pushing-images script which never dies of its own accord.
 Was a recent change made which would cause them to not get killed when the
connection dies?


"Why not?" - TL  - -

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