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Re: [opensuse] [OT] unstable system - still trying to identify the culprit.
  • From: "Rajko M." <rmatov101@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 2 Mar 2008 15:09:28 -0600
  • Message-id: <200803021509.28313.rmatov101@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 02 March 2008 01:58:00 pm Per Jessen wrote:
Per Jessen wrote:
Well. That didn't take long. About 35minutes. Crash.

I was running the following:

cd /usr/src/linux
while true
make mrproper
zcat /proc/config.gz >.config
make -j6

plus a little homegrown memory-exerciser that really just exercises
memory in a straight forward way.

Blind troubleshooting is what you do.
Change one thing at the time and minimize number of components, than when one
test passes add more.

What happens with swap? Is it used when thing crashes?
Memtest doesn't use swap, it keeps CPU busy, but it never crashes.
Make script that will send or save status of used resources to another
computer every few seconds.

Have you any other processor that you can put in that board?
It has one bug mentioned in this thread, how many is not known; kernel support
in 10.3 is what: good, bad, existant, nonexistant ?

Regards, Rajko.
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