[RC5] Irix issues

Jim C. Nasby jim at nasby.net
Fri Jun 16 18:32:41 EDT 2000


This bug has been fixed, and the client with that fix is pre-release. It
should be out in a few days.

Stephan Wonczak wrote:
> 
>   Chris, and Dave,
>   This issue has been around for some time, I even reported this as a bug
> (#1050). As of yet, there was no solution for it, and I still have to run
> the dnetc5-client on my dual-processor Octane...
>   Even running  the new client as a normal user rather than root freezes
> the machine!
> 
>                 C U, Stephan
> 
>    "I haven't lost my mind; I know exactly where I left it."
>    "The meaning of my life is to make me crazy"
> 
> On Tue, 13 Jun 2000, Dave Gruber fell across the keyboard, resulting in:
> 
> > Chris,
> >
> > I too have seen the same behavior on our Origin2000, 6.5.4m.  I
> > switched back to an older version of client for now... :-(
> >
> > -Dave
> >
> >
> > I've been running the dnet irix client for a while, and beginning last
> > client revision (before 460) the client began having two problems
> > (this is
> > a R4k Indigo2 running 6.5.6m). If I run it as root, the machine
> > completely
> > freezes. Instantly nothing responds except for the mouse, and within
> > five
> > seconds this too is gone. Also, the dnetc doesn't seem to as "play
> > nicely"
> > with other anymore. When running other cpu-bound tasks dnet continues
> > to
> > eat lots of cpu (the only public-domain software example I have is
> > bzflag,
> > the framerate starts around 50fps, and in twenty seconds or so drops
> > to
> > around 1).
> >
> > Neither of these were issues until semi-recently, or I would assume
> > (at
> > least for the latter) that they were irix issues. Any guesses? Anyone
> > else
> > seeing this behavior?
> >
> > thanks,
> > --
> > Chris Frost  |  <http://www.frostnet.net/chris/>
> 
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