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    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
    again.

    Do you need my .config?

    >
    >-- wli

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