System instability (Revisited)
tuc at ttsg.com
Thu Mar 27 12:51:56 PST 2003
> > Since then, I reformatted, and installed 4.8-RC2 and rebuilt
> > everything from the ground up (Ports wise, NOT system).
> > That was 2 weeks ago, and since then not 1 X lockup, no unknown core
> > files, and *1* reboot (Suprisingly less than 24 hours after starting
> > SETI at HOME).
> I think you have hardware that is flaky. Seti uses 99+% of cpu and when
> you start anything else that is major, it is rebooting.
No, didn't say that, just wanted to let people know I ran for almost
2 weeks w/o a mishap, then less than 24 hours after SETI loaded, it dies *1*
time. Not since though.
> I would suspect
> problems along the same lines as signal 11, i.e., heat or power
> I had a Celeron that would run for weeks but if I tried to build
> XFree86-libraries and run Seti, it would reboot. Eventuially, the heat
> got the cpu and the system completely died.
Its a laptop.... I just ran a whole bunch of DELL stuff, and it claims
everything is fine.... So how do I tell/prove its an issue?
Thanks, Tuc/TTSG Internet Services, Inc.
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