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From: Alistair John Strachan <>
To: Pierre Ossman <>
Cc: LKML <>
Subject: Re: random wedges with 2.6.25-rc*
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 19:58:04 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Tuesday 19 February 2008 18:10:35 Pierre Ossman wrote:
> Primarily, the udev startup locks up. If I abort it, it just locks up on
> more or less every action after that. Some quick debugging showed that I
> had a whole bunch of modprobe processes sitting around. The new
> CONFIG_USB_ANNOUNCE_NEW_DEVICES setting makes every startup of udev lock up
> consistently on at least two machines. It does not seem to be the root of
> the problem as disabling the option just makes the bug very unlikely.

You're not alone, I'm seeing these intermittent hangs at init time on Debian 
unstable at:

"Waiting for /dev to be fully populated" (udevsettle)

"Loading kernel modules" (which I assume is modprobe)

But, I'm not seeing any hangs in X11 (yet).


137/1 Warrender Park Road, Edinburgh, UK.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-19 19:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-19 18:10 Pierre Ossman
2008-02-19 17:55 ` Jeff Garzik
2008-02-19 20:51   ` Pierre Ossman
2008-02-19 19:58 ` Alistair John Strachan [this message]
2008-02-19 20:25 ` David Rees

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