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    SubjectRe: [2.6.23] tasks stuck in running state?
    On 10/19/07, Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org> wrote:
    > On my main devel box, vanilla 2.6.23 on x86-64/Fedora-7, I'm seeing a
    > certain behavior at least once a day. I'll start a kernel build (make
    > -sj5 on this box), and it will "hang" in the following way:
    >
    > > 31003 ? S 0:04 sshd: jgarzik@pts/0
    > > 31004 pts/0 Ss 0:02 \_ -bash
    > > 8280 pts/0 S+ 0:00 \_ make ARCH=i386 -sj4
    > > 8690 pts/0 Z+ 0:00 \_ [rm] <defunct>
    > > 8691 pts/0 S+ 0:00 \_ /bin/sh -c cat include/config/kernel.release 2> /dev/null
    > > 8692 pts/0 R+ 6:12 \_ cat include/config/kernel.release
    >
    > Specifically, the symptom is a process, often a simple one like cat(1)
    > or rm(1) or somewhere in check-headers, will stay in the running state,
    > accumulating CPU time.
    >
    > If I Ctrl-C the build, and start over, the build will normally -not- get
    > stuck at the same point, but proceed to chew through one of a bazillion
    > allmodconfig builds.

    I *think* I'm seeing this with firefox under 2.6.23-rc6. I tried a
    `killall -SIGSTOP firefox; killall -SIGCONT firefox` and when I looked
    back it was back to life again, but that may have been a fluke.
    Regardless, try that the next time it happens?

    Ray
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