Advice on kernel panics

Raimo Niskanen raimo+freebsd at
Thu Jun 1 13:45:36 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jun 01, 2017 at 12:21:29PM +0200, Andrea Venturoli wrote:
> On 06/01/17 10:27, Raimo Niskanen wrote:
> > Any further hints on how to "Check your drive hardware"?
> Try and change the PSU.
> I found out some PSU, when getting older, don't provide as much power as 
> they used to do.

I will check if the PSU(s) is/are pluggable.  Good advice.

> Disk tests will work because they stress one disk at a time, but when 
> all disks work together, they'll choke due to not getting enough power.
> Also memtest86+ checks memory when all other components are idle: again 
> when disks and CPUs start playing, the memory banks may fail due to 
> insufficient power.
>   bye
> 	av.


/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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