Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
> > Very good idea! However, have not used sysrq yet, and > > Documentation/sysrq.txt doesn't know about showtasks, so how do I do > > this, i.e. what do I write to /proc/sysrq-trigger? > > echo 1 > /proc/sys/kernel/sysrq > echo h > /proc/sysrq-trigger > dmesg | tail > > gives you the "help line". > capital letters indicate the triggers, which are to be used > (as lower case, though) for the respective action. > > so, echo w or echo t. > unfortunately, t dumps all tasks, which is likely too much to fit in the > kernel printk buffer (unless you first kill everything else...), > wrapping that around. so maybe there is good information there, maybe > the interessting parts got overwritten by wraparound. Thanks. I hope I've got time to do this tonight. I'll try to kill most of the running processes first. Also, since I will reboot anyways then, I'll try 8.2.4 to see if it the problem goes away (the other node is already prepared with 8.2.4 and rebootet). Walter -- Der GMX SmartSurfer hilft bis zu 70% Ihrer Onlinekosten zu sparen! Ideal für Modem und ISDN: http://www.gmx.net/de/go/smartsurfer