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Re: Firefox hangs in state 'kqread'

To: Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
From: Hiten Pandya <hmp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2005 05:23:08 +0000

Matthew Dillon wrote:
:Hey all,
:I've been seeing some..weird hangs in firefox, seems to be kind of :random, and when it does hang, it usually recovers on its own. The time :it takes to recover varies greatly though, anywhere from a few seconds, :to a few minutes. I haven't done much investigating (starting that now) :but according to top, when it hangs, its in the 'kqread' state. Anyone :know anything about this?

    If it recovers on its own then it probably isn't a bug in the kq
    code.  It kinda sounds like a DNS lookup issue.  Both mozilla and
    firefox have dns lookup issues if domain name being looked up has
    DNS problems.

Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The funny thing is, I am getting similar problems on my test box using w(1). When I just execute 'w', it is in [kqread] state for quite a while, around 60 ~ 70 seconds almost.

	BUT, if I do 'w -n' (without name lookup), then the result is


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