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Re: Has anybody else been experiencing problems with F10 hanging?



Konstantin Svist wrote:
> Kevin Martin wrote:
>   
>> I'm getting some strange things happening on F10 lately.  In a terminal
>> session if I "ps -ef" or "w" or "ls" or anything of that nature the
>> command runs (sometimes) but never returns the prompt.  Also, my loadavg
>> seems to go sky high but  "top" doesn't necessarily show anything using
>> much CPU (actually, top will often show that  my cpu utilization is 90+%
>> idle while my loadavg is upwards of 10).  I can usually shutdown my
>> "gui"fied apps (like Thunderbird, Firefox, VirtualBox) but if I try and
>> reboot the reboot hangs while trying to shutdown "automount" and I have
>> to cycle the power on the box.  I'm running the latest updates including
>> kernel 2.6.27.15-170.2.24.fc10.i686.  Any thoughts or suggestions are
>> appreciated.
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> Kevin
>>   
>>     
>
>
> Check the %wa field in top - most likely the CPU is busy with some I/O
> accesses (probably the HD).
> I always look at the %id to get the % CPU amount actually used because
> %wa is not added to %system or %user
>
> Instead of power cycling, use REISUB - it should be easier on your file
> system (need to enable it with "kernel.sysrq = 1" in /etc/sysctl.conf)
>
>
>   

Looks like I misread - now I see that you wrote that idle is 90+...
REISUB still applies though -
http://fosswire.com/2007/09/08/fix-a-frozen-system-with-the-magic-sysrq-keys/





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