Subject: Re: Spontaneous reboots
To: Charles M. Hannum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: bryan collins <email@example.com>
Date: 10/06/1994 14:08:14
> > the screen just blanks and starts booting.
> > Well, that's nice. How about supplying some more useful information?
> > * What port? (I presume i386, based on your previous questions, but I
> > don't *know* that.)
> > * What hardware, precisely? (What CPU, motherboard, disk controller,
> > disks, how much memory, etc.)
> 486DX33 (intel) 2 QUANTUM LPS540A hd's
> 20mb ram, basic $20 IDE controller.
> UMC motherboard, SMC elite ethernet card.
> > * When was the last time you fsck'd your file systems?
> last time it spontaneously rebooted (about 2hours before hand)
> (and about 3-4 times before that in the same day, 1 manual fsck)
I've just had another crash, same configuration, except oct 2nd sources:
dev = 0x5, block = 259, fs = /tmp
panic: blkfree: freeing free frag
(can't recall if it was flag or frag)
while doing a make clean on the /usr/src tree
my partitions are:
Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
/dev/wd0a 31551 8727 19668 31% /
kernfs 1 1 0 100% /kern
/dev/wd0e 247823 66798 156242 30% /var
/dev/wd0f 136991 1 123290 0% /tmp
/dev/wd1a 511822 332299 128340 72% /usr
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