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SubjectRe: odd phenomenon.
On Sat, Jan 04, 2003 at 11:48:33AM +0100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:

> > It's almost 100% reproducable here. Only seen it do it on this box
> > though which is a P4 with HT, so it could be SMP related..
> Happens all the time here too (ppc32), and did so for ages, with 2.4
> (didn't specifically notice it with 2.5 yet, but I rarely use galeon
> when testing 2.5 ;)

Ha! Conclusive proof I'm not losing my marbles.

> Typically happens with any kind of intense disk activity slowing down
> galeon's launch process. (Not only bk, but also for example updatedb
> running in the background).

Maybe, but bk was the only disk-thrashing type app I regularly
have running when I've tried to reproduce this.

Is your PPC32 box SMP ? I'm wondering why I don't see it on my
athlon/P3 boxes, just on my dual P4.


| Dave Jones.
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