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SubjectRe: Odd semi-freeze
On Wed, Jun 17, 1998 at 04:56:26AM -0400, James Michael Mastros wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 16, 1998 at 11:13:06 PM -0400, James Michael Mastros wrote:
> > The oddest thing just happened to me -- During boot, right after the
> > "starting sendmail: sendmail" line printed by the boot-sequence, my system
> > apparently hung for nearly a minute.

Can it be sendmail refers internaly to a domain which isn't resolvable
at that time? DNS not yet up? Link not yet configured?

> Just happend again -- twice. The first time, it didn't seem to be coming
> out of it any time soon. I eventualy did sysrq-u,s,b and went for another
> go. Did it again, same spot. This time I got two addresses: c018e264 and
> c011184d. The first is apm_do_idle (+0x64), the second is schedule (+9).
> (I didn't check the sysrq-t output this time, but the schedule would seem to
> suguest that sendmail was acatually doing _somthing_. OTOH, I don't know
> why apm_do_idle would be doing anything in that case.) Also, please see my
> Oops post that I'll be putting up shortly: it's possible that they are
> related. Oh, yeha. I'm going to disable APM in the BIOS on my next boot to
> see if that has any effect.

The machine was problably idleing, waiting for the DNS request to
return...

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