misc/77163: File cache gets corrupted, system randomly hangs,
sometimes with disk corruption
dwmalone at maths.tcd.ie
Sun Feb 6 09:20:17 PST 2005
The following reply was made to PR kern/77163; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Malone <dwmalone at maths.tcd.ie>
To: Yuri <yuri at tsoft.com>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: misc/77163: File cache gets corrupted, system randomly hangs, sometimes with disk corruption
Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2005 17:19:05 +0000
On Sun, Feb 06, 2005 at 10:25:35AM +0000, Yuri wrote:
> Difference in copy of file coming from CD to my mind is telling that it's not HD hardware.
> And it's not memory: I've ran each of two 512MB memory cards separately -- happens on both of them.
> Looks like someone in kernel does a bad write in the memory.
We saw a problem like this once and it was the disk controler fault,
sometimes it wouldn't finish the DMA of data into memory.
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