Problem with Sun machines hanging

Nickolai Zeldovich
Wed, 7 Mar 2001 15:17:34 -0500 (EST)

> We have several Sun machines running either Solaris 2.5.1 or 2.7 that hang
> occasionally when you run "top" or "ps -ef" even though the load average is
> low (< 0.5) and lots of memory is available. After running "ps -ef" the
> process that's listed after the hang is the offending process.

I believe this bug is fixed both in 3.6p1 and OpenAFS.  The process in
question likely has mmap'ed some files in AFS which you don't have tokens
to do a FetchStatus on.

-- kolya