[vdr] DXR3 jams the whole system

Markku Tavasti tavasti at iki.fi
Wed Apr 20 06:34:07 CEST 2005

Jukka Tastula <jukka.tastula at kotinet.com> writes:

> If the whole system hangs that means there's a problem with some driver in 
> the kernel or the hardware, not vdr.

Yes, most likely. However, you could get similar results with process
messing whole system with root privileges, but this is not the most
likely reason.

> But then you say it still responds to ping so there's no telling if
> it's just some runaway program spawning processes as fast as it can
> making the system too busy

It can be someting else also. Kernel responds ping even when it is
halted. Some firewalls are running kernel to halt. Or system can just
be in strange 'state'.

M. Tavasti /  tavasti at tavastisolutions.com  /   +358-40-5078254

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