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    SubjectRe: Hard freeze with 2.5.65-mm1
    Alexander Hoogerhuis <> wrote:
    >> I've had I/O stall a few times while watching movies, but only the
    >> mplayer process hung, and I could break it off and restart and it
    >> woudl fun again for a few minutes.

    On Wed, Mar 19, 2003 at 12:19:09PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > This is a bug in the new nanosleep code. mplayer asks the kernel for a 50
    > millisecond sleep and the kernel gives it a two month sleep instead.
    > Please set INITIAL_JIFFIES to zero and retest.
    > With what compiler are you building your kernels?

    Just hit it with xmms:

    $ less /proc/1284/wchan
    $ less /proc/1285/wchan
    $ less /proc/1286/wchan
    $ less /proc/16656/wchan
    $ less /proc/16657/wchan

    kill -STOP `pidof xmms` ; kill -CONT `pidof xmms` gets it unstuck so
    it's not lethal, but still...

    -- wli
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