How to stop Squeak

David T. Lewis lewis at
Sun Aug 29 11:06:02 UTC 1999

On Mon, Aug 23, 1999 at 05:05:56AM +0000, Mark Andreas Meyer wrote:
> Hi.
> Im frequently running into the problem that Squeak got stuck in a deadlock (I
> can produce nice ones ;) ), the UI simply freezes and the VM grows to about
> 33% (according to ps) of cpu usage after about one hour (gone, practicing my
> cast) (for some strange reason memory usage remains at 6.5 percent).
> Is it possible to freeze the deadlock task/thread and to start an inspector to
> debug this situation?

Use <alt>. (the Alt key and the period key simultaneously) to do this on
your Debian system.

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