[maemo-users] How to track deadlock ?

From: Paul Hartman paul.hartman+maemo at gmail.com
Date: Tue Aug 24 18:15:06 EEST 2010
On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 8:47 AM, Xavier Bestel <xavier.bestel at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> my N900 deadlocks roughly twice a weeks when under high usage, once per
> month otherwise. It happens while the screen is off, I suspect that that
> mail client is the culprit because I've seen the phone deadlock with
> only the mail app running.
> What happens is that I put it in my pocket, and when I want to use it
> nothing happens. Even long presses on the power button do nothing. I
> have to take off the battery, re-power it on and, of course, set the
> time and date anew each time because automatic date setting doesn't work
> (that's the part I hate the most).
> Now I'd like to know what's the problem, and how to track this. Does
> anyone have a solution ? Is there a special key combo, or something
> though the USB port to be able to debug it when deadlocked ?

If it is in your pocket, how do you know it is caused by high usage?

Maybe it is this bug:

Next time it happens, if you can SSH into the N900 before pulling the
battery, maybe you can see what's going on.
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