[zeromq-dev] ZMQ Freezing Windows

Dave R. anemailfordave at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 22:13:05 CEST 2012


I'm tempted to uninstall it but I did disable it,

On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 9:04 PM, Steve Hawkins <shawkins at evosus.com> wrote:

>  ESET is a big beast with many different modules sniffing everything you
> do and making statistics-based decision. I guess what I’m saying is, are
> you sure ESET is out of the picture? The failure mode is very telling at
> any rate. There are only a few things that can bring Windows to its knees
> as is happening here – one of these is a driver. ESET runs as a driver. I
> don’t think libzmq could do this on its own. ****
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> Steve****
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> *From:* zeromq-dev-bounces at lists.zeromq.org [mailto:
> zeromq-dev-bounces at lists.zeromq.org] *On Behalf Of *Dave R.
> *Sent:* Tuesday, August 07, 2012 12:54 PM
> *To:* ZeroMQ development list
> *Subject:* Re: [zeromq-dev] ZMQ Freezing Windows****
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> I was really hopeful reading this as I'm also using ESET. But, I disabled
> it and still got the problem.****
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> However, I have noticed a further pattern. The first time I run it it runs
> for a little over 1000 iterations then gives the assertion failure and
> stops.  The second time I run it I get almost the same behaviour but I get
> a couple of messages displayed AFTER the assertion failure. The third time
> I run it it processes 70 or so messages then hard locks my PC.****
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> On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 5:22 PM, Steve Hawkins <shawkins at evosus.com> wrote:
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> Dave, I have experienced the freezing problem you describe with Windows 7.
> I am using the NUGET package in a Windows service project built with VS
> 2010. It may freeze with no keyboard and mouse control  and you must
> perform a power button shutdown. Alternatively it may slow down the UI
> greatly, when this happens task manager will reveal that the process
> 'ekrn.exe' (this is ESET) is taking 50% of cpu resources, but Windows
> behaves like it is taking 99%. I found this post that pointed me in the
> direction of antivirus, ESET in my case.
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> https://github.com/zeromq/pyzmq/issues/160
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> If you are using ESET antivirus or some other antivirus make an exception
> for your executable. In ESET it is found under Advanced setup > Antivirus
> and antispyware > Exclusions. Add the path to your executable.
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> - Steve****
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> -----Original Message-----
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> I've been trying to write a broker using ZMQ and found that it would
> occasionally lock my PC totally, requiring a power-off as the usual
> Ctrl-Alt-Del etc, and even a shutdown request by pressing the power button
> did nothing.****
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