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SubjectRe: amanda vs 2.6
On Wednesday 26 November 2003 14:30, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
>> Sounds like trouble. Are there any external signs of what's going
>> on? e.g. is the disk thrashing?

On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 02:43:43PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> No, it just hangs forever on the su command, never coming back.
> everything else I tried, which wasn't much, seemed to keep on working
> as I sent that message with that hung su process in another shell on
> another window. I'm an idiot, normally running as root...
> I've rebooted, not knowing if an echo 0 to that variable would fix it
> or not, I see after the reboot the default value is 0 now.

Okay, then we need to figure out what the hung process was doing.
Can you find its pid and check /proc/$PID/wchan?

-- wli
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