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SubjectRe: Repeatable scheduling oddity in 2.5.5x? SOLVED
Oliver Neukum wrote:
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> > Is there anything more I could do to try tracking this down?
> > I have no problems repeating it.
>
> Could it be that your tasks are blocking on /dev/random ?

Yuck, that was the problem. I moved /dev/random
out of the way and created a link to urandom, and no more stalls.

Wonder what a conversion utility needs random numbers for at all,
and they surely don't need cryptographically secure ones.

Helge Hafting
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