how to get more info

Brooks Davis brooks at
Thu Dec 8 10:07:43 PST 2005

On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 06:05:03PM +0000, David Reid wrote:
> I'm running -STABLE and at present I'm being lucky to get more than 6
> hours uptime! The problem (and reason for this email) is to ask if there
> is anything I can do to try and get more info on th crashes to help
> debug and correct them. When the system goes it just reboots, no panic
> or information written to any logs. It's been doing it for a while but
> the last few days have seen it happening more often.
> I'm running a GENERIC kernel with WITNESS enabled. I'm more than willing
> to try and help find/fix the problem, but the lack of information is
> stopping me from doing much!

While there are other possibilities, this sounds a lot like a hardware
problem.  Have you tried running memtest86 on the machine

-- Brooks

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