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Subject says it all
MD crashes (and I get the OS crash dialog). MD goes away and can be restarted.
Mono sticks around, and has to be hard killed (kill -9 or using Activity Monitor)
Happy to run something to interrogate it, but dont know what. It happens most times that MD crashes (which is 2-3x a day, tho I never lose data, which is good)
What vesion of Mono do you have on your system?
When this happens, can you go into a console, and type this:
(gdb) attach PID
(gdb) t a a bt
Where PID is the process ID for the runaway Mono process
Absolutely, will do.
I have whatever the latest is on the beta channel for MD. I installed an Mono update a couple of days ago (maybe late last week?) when I moved from the stable to beta channel.
HOWEVER I think this was happening before that, but I could have been on a mono beta then too (I switch back and forwards a bit)
Can you please double-check the Mono version in the About dialog? There was a known issue with 2.10.7 to which this sounds very similar.
Touch wood (WTF?) it hasn't happened today. But I have:
Installation UUID: 747e4205-cbe7-4950-bb05-38ea22a7b20f
Mono 220.127.116.11 (tarball Mon Dec 19 15:17:20 EST 2011)
Mono for Android not installed
Apple Developer Tools:
Xcode 4.2 (828)
Release ID: 20806002
Git revision: c83797aec2a7fb04edaf17ef0c697e27a8656aed
Build date: 2012-01-18 22:20:14+0000
Mac OS X 10.7.2
Darwin hypermania.lan 11.2.0 Darwin Kernel Version 11.2.0: Tue Aug 9 20:54:00 PDT 2011; root:xnu-1699.24.8~1/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64
Pleased to report that with the above config, I've had NO crashes ALL weekend. LOVELY. (close the case, IMO)
That said, I did just quit out and hat mtouch hang at 99% CPU used. I tried the gdb attach, but it seg faulted on me. I had to kill -9 it.
Marking this bug closed since it was fixed - if you have the problem with mtouch again and have a trace, please open a new bug against mtouch.