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RE: [SLE] SuSE 8.0 freeze after some time
  • From: Jostein Berntsen <jostber@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Oct 2002 11:34:41 +0200
  • Message-id: <3D9BAAF3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi,

Might be some input here?

http://www.cs.helsinki.fi/linux/linux-kernel/2002-34/0232.html
http://www.netsys.com/suse-linux-security/2002/07/msg00302.html
http://www.netsys.com/suse-linux-security/2002/07/msg00304.html
http://www.netsys.com/suse-linux-security/2002/07/msg00331.html

Regards,

Jostein


>===== Original Message From msmit@xxxxxxx (Mike Smit) =====
> We may be having the same problem - our server just now crashed again,
>fifteen hours after the last reboot. I had vmstat running at the time, and
>the last few entries show the buffer space dropping off alarmingly and the
>system cpu use shooting up,
>
>from this. . .
>
> procs memory swap io system
>cpu
> r b w swpd free buff cache si so bi bo in cs us sy
>id
> 1 0 0 78096 22696 6196 922632 0 0 0 23 143 445 24 2
>75
> 1 0 0 78096 22608 6228 922636 0 0 1 15 114 482 24 1
>75
> 1 0 0 78096 19772 6360 923972 0 0 274 71 149 662 24 2
>74
>
>to this. . .
>
> 6 6 3 87120 18728 436 1018820 122 0 144 0 114 313 7 93
>0
> 5 7 3 87120 18732 416 1018840 0 0 2 0 111 274 6 94
>0
> 8 4 2 87120 18620 432 1018892 0 0 25 27 125 431 9 91
>0
>
> We crashed after the last entry. Is there any documentation out there of
>possible memory leaks in the 2.4.18 (Suse Linux 8.0 Pro) kernel? We're
>thinking of upgrading from 2.4.18-57 to 2.4.18-212, but we're a bit worried
>about possible ramifications. If you've been running stable with the latter
>kernel, perhaps we should make the switch.
> Thanks to everyone with the patience to read these missives - this list has
>been extremely helpful.
>
> -Michael Smit
> -msmit@xxxxxxx
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: marc'O [mailto:suse@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2002 8:08 AM
>To: Jostein Berntsen; Pär Högberg/Elicon; suse-linux-e
>Subject: Re: [SLE] SuSE 8.0 freeze after some time
>
>
>looks like a common problem of the 2.4.18 (s8) and also 2.4.19 (s8.1)
>kernel -
>got the same problem here and we're not alone ;-) .. try 2.4.18 from suseftp
>update/8.0/lsb (something like this) ... runs stable here ... tracking the
>freeze of the kernel is really hard i guess because no oops or any
>var/log/messages is written before it bombs down ...
>
>rgds
>marc'O
>
>On Tuesday 01 October 2002 14:57, Jostein Berntsen wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Notice when the computer freezes, and check if you can find any error
>> messages in /var/log/messages related to that time. That might help you
>> locate the cause of the problem.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Jostein
>>
>> >===== Original Message From "Pär Högberg/Elicon" <per.hogberg@xxxxxxxxx>
>>
>> =====
>>
>> >Hello
>> >After upgrade from 7.3 to 8.0 the computer compleatly freeze after som
>> >time. 12-20 hours.
>> >The keyboard /mouse are dead, caps/num lock dosent change lights.
>> >It dosent matter if i logged in or not.
>> >
>> >Info:
>> >CPU: AMD K6 300MHz
>> >RAM: 256 MB
>> >HD: IDE 10GB
>> >Network: 2 cards, Realtek
>> >ATI Card.
>> >
>> >Kernel 2.4.18 (upgraded to 2.4.19, the freeze continues).
>> >
>> >Any idea what to look after ?
>> >
>> >
>> >Pär Högberg
>
>
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