[Solved] Re: Troubleshooting server unresponsiveness

Marty Jack martyj19 at comcast.net
Wed Mar 9 04:28:33 PST 2011

On 03/03/2011 08:29 AM, Marty Jack wrote:
> Recently on Server 9 and Server 10, I am finding that once in a while when I come back to the computer, either the keyboard still works and the mouse is unresponsive, or the mouse still works and the keyboard is unresponsive.  If I ssh in and gdb, I find the server in the poll in WaitForSomething.  Restarting the server fixes it until the next time it happens.
> If someone who has done this before has a suggestion on a line of attack to troubleshoot, it would be helpful.

This is a result of USB hiccups causing the device to disconnect and reconnect.  The server now relies on input hotplugging to recover, so if you are on a roll your own distro, you need to be building with udev support and AutoAddDevices.

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