Spontaneous reboots with splash
ml at netfence.it
Thu Oct 22 15:14:17 UTC 2015
On 10/22/15 14:18, Mehmet Erol Sanliturk wrote:
> If you have two identical computers with the same programs running :
> One is working correctly , but other one is booting arbitrarily :
I've got another identical box; I'll restore a dump on this and see if
the behaviour is the same.
> Therefore , there is a necessity to check that
> - processor is working correctly
CPU Burn-in says yes.
> - memories are working correctly
Memtest 86+ says so.
> - memory management chips are working correctly .
I have no idea how to check. How do I do this?
> Another problem may be a program which is causing generation of an
> invalid address showing boot start code and jumping into it . This is
> very easy for a i386 real mode program .
In that case this program would be FreeBSD! That's why I'm asking here.
> Another possibility is that a program is broken ( contains an invalid address )
> in HDD . When it starts to working , it jumps to that broken address
> may start the boot .
Would a userland program be allowed to do this???
bye & Thanks
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