DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2005-03
Re: Firefox hangs in state 'kqread'
Matthew Dillon wrote:
: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
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