[rescue] fifo overrun

Brian Hechinger rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Jun 21 12:57:55 CDT 2001

On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 05:08:59AM -0600, Michael Hansen wrote:
> Ok, maybe I asked this before, but...
> In the last line of the output from dmesg on OpenBSD 2.8/SPARC
> running on a SPARCstation 1+, I noticed the following:
> "zs1b: fifo overrun"
> is this a potentially serious problem or can I safely ignore it?
> (I seem to be seeing something about fifo overruns about twice 
> a day, usually in xconsole, doesn't hang or barf though.

i get these once in a while on my sparc5 and sparc20, (and that's running
Solaris) from what i've been able to tell it's harmless and happens every
once in a while.



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