Account for solaris nightly testsuite for Free Pascal Compiler
dam at opencsw.org
Tue Jul 24 07:18:47 CEST 2018
Am 24.07.2018 um 07:11 schrieb Pierre Muller <pierre at freepascal.org>:
> Le 24/07/2018 à 07:05, Dagobert Michelsen a écrit :
>> Am 24.07.2018 um 00:09 schrieb Pierre Muller <pierre at freepascal.org>:
>>> I have the impression that the buildfarm is almost frozen...
>>> Computations that took seconds now seem to take minutes...
>>> There are no Munin installed, and top seems to report
>>> still over 95% idle time, even on unstable10s,
>>> which takes ages to respond ...
>>> Any ideas if something is going on?
>> Yes, this happens every couple of month, it is a bug in the kernel which hogs memory
>> under specific conditions. There is a patch available which I cannot apply because
>> then the built packages won’t run under older versions of Solaris. I’ll reboot the
>> machine which fixes it probably till christmas :-/
> Hi Dago,
> thanks for the answer!
> Do you have any idea if this is related to the same bug that they face
> for sparc64 linux?
> The reason I asked is that I crashed stadler several times
> with my faulty sparc64 linux executables and I was wondering
> if my trial to generate a sparc64 solaris binary was linked to
> this trouble...
> I just killed my running testsuite...
> Is there a way for me to check if this is happening,
> by running some user-mode binary?
> This way, I can warn you if I see it again.
Sure, just give me a heads up to buildfarm@ before you run it next time.
> Thanks again and enjoy your "Frühstück" !
Hey, thanks a lot, currently doing some pre-breakfast hacking :-)
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