FreeBSD 6.x CVSUP today crashes with zero load ...
rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jun 26 09:11:11 UTC 2006
On Sun, 25 Jun 2006, Pete French wrote:
>> 'k, I'm starting to get the impression that FreeBSD 6.x is evil ... at
>> least as far as Dual-PIII servers are concerned ... on a machine that,
> I can't comment on your other problems - but I have a dual PIII server and
> say a 30% performance increase when moving to 6.x over 5.x ... and it's been
> rock solid. I only run releases on that box though, but it does perform
> really nicely on PIII duals when you can get it stable. Seems a shame that
> you are having so many problems.
I'm also running 6.x on several dual-PIII without problems. An issue local to
Marc's setup is definitely indicated. Given the failure mode, I would be
worried about a potential hardware issue, although subtle hardware and subtle
system software problems are sometimes difficult to distinguish.
Robert N M Watson
University of Cambridge
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