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    SubjectRe: amanda vs 2.6
    On Wednesday 26 November 2003 15:07, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
    >On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
    >>> Okay, then we need to figure out what the hung process was doing.
    >>> Can you find its pid and check /proc/$PID/wchan?
    >On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 12:04:56PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    >> I've seen this before, and I'll bet you 5c (yeah, I'm cheap) that
    >> it's trying to log to syslogd.
    >> And syslogd is stopped for some reason - either a bug, a mistaken
    >> SIGSTOP, or simply because the console has been stopped with a
    >> simple ^S. That won't stop "su" working immediately - programs can
    >> still log to syslogd until the logging socket buffer fills up.
    >> Which can be _damn_ frsutrating to find (I haven't seen this
    >> behaviour lately, but I remember being perplexed like hell a long
    >> time ago).
    >That'll do it. Gene, could you check on syslogd too, then?
    See my reply to Linus.
    >-- wli

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