[Bug 53216] Re: BUG() report in getnstimeofday: soft lockup
jerome.lacoste at gmail.com
Mon Oct 9 10:01:53 UTC 2006
On 10/9/06, James Tait <james.tait at wyrddreams.org> wrote:
> Similar, but not identical problem here. It seems to happen mainly when
> Skype has been idle for some time, when someone sends me a chat message
> everything hangs for up to five minutes.
I have the same behavior (i.e. it needs to be idle) except that it
lasts sometimes more than 5 minutes. I will try to start skype with a
"strace -tt -T -o strace.log slype" to see what gets printed just
before the system blocks. Feel free to do the same.
Blocking call will probably be revealed by:
grep -v "\<0\." strace.log
> Ubuntu Dapper running:
> Kernel 2.6.15-27-amd64-k8
> Skype 22.214.171.124_API installed in a 32-bit chroot from .deb package on skype.com
> Proprietory ATI (fglrx) modules
> Acer Ferrari 4005WLMi with:
> AMD Turion 64 CPU
> 1GB RAM
Very interesting. You don't have an Intel nor a Dell machine. At least
that rules out some common characteristics.
BUG() report in getnstimeofday: soft lockup
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