Suddenly lots processes exits signal 11 (core dumped)

Chris Rees utisoft at
Tue Apr 26 14:27:50 UTC 2011

On 26 Apr 2011 15:18, "Mikael Bak" <mbak at> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I have a system running FreeBSD 7.3. Its main function is running
> Postfix SMTP server and a few perl based content filters. Nothing exotic
> really.
> It has been nicely up and running approx 150 days when it suddenly
> starts behaving very strange.
> First I noticed a converter script failing. It is basically a small
> shell script that converts a quite big file replacing a few words using
> sed. The output is mostly damaged.
> Another problem is that lots of processes exits signal 11 (core dumped).
> And I need to restart them by hand. See dmesg output below.

Have you run memtest86? Looks like a textbook bad RAM issue.


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