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SubjectRe: amanda vs 2.6
On Wednesday 26 November 2003 14:50, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
>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?
Ok, repeat, us is PID 1843, so:
[root@coyote root]# ps -ea|grep su
1843 pts/1 00:00:00 su
[root@coyote root]# cat /proc/1843/wchan
sys_wait4[root@coyote root]#

Unforch, echoing a 0 to that variable doesn't fix it, reboot time

Do you need my .config?

>-- wli

Cheers, Gene
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