how to get more info

david reid david at
Thu Dec 8 13:15:13 PST 2005

Brooks Davis wrote:
> 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

memtest86 reports no errors in repeated running - though I am running it 
again at the moment, but in 3 hours of tests this time it hasn't shown 
any errors :-(


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