Hyperthreading hurts 5.3?
on at cs.ait.ac.th
Thu Jan 13 18:22:27 PST 2005
> The other AMD processor, on my server, dramatically overheated for 8-12
> hours at a time (process stuck in a loop--I never found out why). It
> damaged something that failed intermittently at first (segment
> violations in the kernel and in daemons that should never have such
> problems), then got worse and worse over a few days, until it failed
It was not my machine, maybe it had been giving some warnings, but the
one in charge failed to notice them.
> I decided to build my own. I was tired of not knowing what was inside
> the machine, and finding out the hard and expensive way that many
> corners had been cut. I also got tired of having stacks and stacks of
I rely on a shop that I trust, and for servers, I give the exact
And of course I always open a new box before I power it on...
> unused stereo mini-speakers, ultra-cheap keyboards, and equally cheap
> mice. Not to mention paying for Windows and a boatload of absolutely
At least we do not pay for Windows, that is Thailand :) (partial BS as
we have a site licence for Windows, shame!)
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