glibc-2.5 test suite hangs/crashes the machine
Fabio Massimo Di Nitto
fabbione at ubuntu.com
Fri Oct 27 15:56:09 EST 2006
i am in the process of bootstrapping the new toolchain for ubuntu and I am
hitting a problem building glibc-2.5 on ppc.
This behaviour has been reproduced on 2.6.15/2.6.17 and 2.6.19-rc2 (where the
machine crashes) and with ppc32 and ppc64 kernels.
A hard reboot of the machine is required to get rid of the Zl processes hanging
around that keep spinning the CPU at 100%.
I did place sources here: http://people.ubuntu.com/~fabbione/benh/
but i start to believe it is a kernel bug we are exploiting only now.
Any hint or help for what to look for would be extremely appreciated.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
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