fabian at wenks.ch
Mon Dec 17 11:09:30 PST 2007
Jordi Espasa Clofent wrote:
> I've a couple of this machines  in a prduction environment. I suffer
> random reboots without any clear reason.
> Moreover, I have a lot of services in the boxes: http/https (Apache),
> SMTP (Postfix), POP/IMAP (Dovecot) and database (MySQL). This point
> makes too complex to determines what is the origin of the random
> reboots. I have to say that the strange reboots seems that hasn't direct
> relation with the system load: they occurs randomly in stress or calm
What Version of FreeBSD are you running on this systems?
I once had a very busy file server which was running FreeBSD 6.0
and showed similar effects, eg. random crashes every 2 - 3 weeks.
After some months I discovered that it happens when one of the
backups was running. Other less busy servers run just fine with
After upgrading to FreeBSD 6.1 everthing was running stable again.
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