Possible Solaris 8/INN-2.3.2 Problem
alexk at demon.net
Fri May 25 08:57:48 UTC 2001
James Ralston <qralston+ml.inn-workers at andrew.cmu.edu> writes:
> On Fri, 18 May 2001, Timothy Demarest wrote:
> > However, telnetting to port 119 or trying to run any newsreaders
> > does not produce any results. The newsreaders timeout, the telnet
> > attempt doesn't return the INN banner. Also, 'ctlinnd mode' hangs
> > indefinitely, and the shuitdown process doesn't work. The innd
> > process is running. There are no errors in the logs.
> I'm quite familiar with running INN on Solaris systems, but I've never
> encountered behavior like what you're describing. (I admit I haven't
> used ovdb under Solaris, though.)
> Try using truss(1) to follow innd, ctlinnd, et. al. as you run them.
> If they're blocking on something, that should give you a good idea
> where and what.
A lost wakeup in the pthread mutex stuff at a guess, I gave up and
switched to buffindexed, but that seems to have its own problems :-(
Alex Kiernan, Principal Engineer, Development, Thus PLC
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