My kernel panics suck
alfred at freebsd.org
Wed Sep 8 20:22:42 UTC 2010
* William D. Colburn (Schlake) <schlake at gmail.com> [100702 12:19] wrote:
> I got my new 8-stable system up, and now I just have recurrent disk
> controller failures. The machine can't stay more than about ten
> minutes before it panics into a hung kernel, or simple reboots.
> Unfortunately, I know the root cause of the panics. If my computer is
> sitting on the table, then the kernel doesn't panic. If the computer
> is sitting on the desk, then it panics like mad. The table is wooden,
> the desk is metal. Of course, I'm also changing power too. On the
> table, I use a wall outlet, while on the desk I use my Smart UPS.
> Unfortunately, you can't really help me with this. I'm just writing
> in out of the hope that I'll get some sympathy for this problem.
Everyone knows the best place to run FreeBSD is under your desk:
~ % gcc -v
Using built-in specs.
Configured with: FreeBSD/amd64 system compiler
Thread model: posix
gcc version 4.2.1 20070719 [FreeBSD]
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