Re: [nslu2-linux] Re: The future of the NSLU2-Linux project - your input is required!
- On Tue, 03 Jan 2006 11:52:23 -0000, "guyug01" <guyug01@...> said:
> --- In email@example.com, Rasjid Wilcox <rasjidw@g...> wrote:http://popcon.debian.org reports 25 armeb hosts and 12 arm hosts, so I
> > I suspect that the number is at least a bit higher. I never added my
> > name for example, since somewhere I go the impression that usage stats
> > were now being recorded through the popularity-contest package.
> Perhaps as hundreds(?), I had exactly the same feeling!
don't think that's the case at all.
On 1/31/06, John Bowler <jbowler@...> wrote:
> From: Adrian Day
> >Running 'ls -lR /' will lock a ssh session.
> Well, can you still ping the slug? (I.e. does it still
> respond to ping?)
> I've never managed to lock a system (i.e. a hard kernel lock
> or a crash) by doing that, or the pretty much identical
> command "find /", and I do it quite a lot (it's a quick and
> easy way of getting CPU load).
> What gets locked exactly? Assuming the ping doesn't respond,
> does the power button work? What if you run a shell script to
> toggle the disk 1 led on/off:
> while true; do echo -n 100 >/sys/class/leds/disk-1/brightness; sleep 1; echo -n 0 >/sys/class/leds/disk-1/brightness; sleep 1; done
> Does that keep going? (Running in another ssh session). What
> happens when the LED is being made to flash from the kernel:
> echo timer >/sys/class/leds/disk-1/trigger
> echo 1000 >/sys/class/leds/disk-1/frequency
> Does it lock up then? (That would indicate a kernel crash).
It's definitely not a kernel crash. It just kills the current ssh
session. I'm at work now but will attempt to delve a little deeper
into this when I get home. I'm not alone - Jean Fabrice has
experienced similar problems - I'd posted something about this a week
or so back.
Like I said, I'll spend some time looking into this in more detail.
It's the least I can do compared to the considerable effort you and
others have put into the slug.