[syslog-ng]Problem with 1.6.2 on Solaris 8 - lwp_sema_wait(0xFEF0DE60)

Carson Gaspar syslog-ng@lists.balabit.hu
Fri, 14 May 2004 14:02:08 -0400

--On Friday, May 14, 2004 06:55:17 -0400 "Wyner, Peter" 
<pwyner@verisign.com> wrote:

> All,
> I am running into an issue on a previously working syslog_ng 1.6.2 server.
> There were no configuration changes between when it worked and now (when
> it doesn't).  The syslog sever will process a large number of packets for
> a period of time and then suddenly the processor utilization goes down to
> zero, files stop being written, and truss shows:
> door_call(6, 0xFFBED340)        (sleeping...)
> signotifywait()                 (sleeping...)
> lwp_sema_wait(0xFEF0DE60)       (sleeping...)

Looks like a hang on a NSS call (such as gethostbyaddr). sotruss will 
better show what's going on, but I suspect you're hanging on a DNS lookup.