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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 03:07:38 -0600
  • Message-id: <200803020307.39030.rmatov101@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 02 March 2008 02:52:58 am Per Jessen wrote:
Basil Chupin wrote:
A question: do you always run the same software in the test? mprime is
used to stress-test a computer so why run the other apps. like firefox
and such.

I might just be browsing something or other, or setting something up
whatever. No particular purpose.

Reason for asking is that you may be running out of RAM because some
app other than mprime has a problem with handing back RAM - firefox
prior to v3 has this problem I believe.

I would expect to see the kernel complain or hang or something, not just
reboot. Or it might kill off whatever is using up the RAM.

Have you tried before to run computer without mprime?
If you want to stress test hardware use something else, compile whole KDE for
instance.

Simply exclude mprime as a suspect.

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Regards, Rajko.
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