Possibility for FreeBSD 4.11 Extended Support
joao at matik.com.br
Fri Dec 22 16:21:43 PST 2006
On Friday 22 December 2006 02:15, Michael R. Wayne wrote:
> FreeBSD 4.11 can survive a simple burn-in test. FreeBSD 5.X and
> 6.1 can not. Here's what I wrote earlier.
burn-in usually is a hardware test and not a software test
> Take a server. Configure for SMP, add quotas within jails and
> basic IPFW protection with a few hundred dummynet pipes for b/w
> throttling (less than 10,000 total IPFW lines). Load the machine
> a bit so that it constantly maintains a 3 digit load and run
> sufficient active processes to keep it in moderate swap state.
let's then qualify cars by how much miles they stand with a flat tire ... any
practical value here? So anybody tries to get a server away from swap and you
keep it in swap state ... funny theories you have
> The result of that minimal-effort test yields machines which can
> not maintain 30 days of uptime (most fail in under a week).
ahem ... faulty memory or what?
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