-security and -stable rebooting every 24hr since Aug 11th

Mike Tancsa mike at sentex.net
Thu Aug 28 19:27:35 PDT 2003

At 05:04 PM 28/08/2003 -0700, Andrew Stuart wrote:
>I have what was a -security box now running -stable that seems to be
>rebooting exactly every 24hrs give or take a few minutes (guessing from
>disk checks) this started on Aug11th which was after I upgraded to a
>newer -security for one of the patches.
>I am aware of the PAE issues going on which is why I tried going up to
>-stable, as I have seen the messages saying 'fixed'. I am not sure if
>this is the cause still/at all, or if it is something else going on.

Hi, try the patches posted by tegge at freebsd,org (Message-Id: 
<20030828.202011.41715185.Tor.Egge at cvsup.no.freebsd.org>)
in the stable mailing list.


>*I* have not done any hardware tests as the system was running stable
>for a few months prior to this, and I have never seen hardware crash
>that accuratly.
>The system is locked down pretty tight, I dont think it has been
>comprimised but I am open to suggestions.
>I dont think it is a single task that is scheduled that is causing it
>either, all crontabs are empty, and if I turn the server off for a few
>hours it will shutdown/reboot 24hrs from that point.
>Let me know if there is any more info anyone needs, as this one has me
>Andrew Stuart
>Brooke's Law:
>         Whenever a system becomes completely defined, some damn fool
>discovers something which either abolishes the system or expands it
>beyond recognition.

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