Subject: Re: Web load causes reboot
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Koos de Haan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/03/1999 17:00:34
Op 15:02 +0200 03-08-1999, Manuel Bouyer schreef:
> On Tue, Aug 03, 1999 at 01:09:08PM +0200, Koos de Haan wrote:
> > Hi,
> > When i was testing NetBSD 1.4 i discovered that my machine rebooted when=
i put some load to the apache web server.
> > I use the ab program for testing, this come's with the apache=
distibution. The apache server version is 1.3.6
> > I can reproduce the problem on different i386 hardware (different memory=
, different CPU, different NIC). However my Sparc SS20 doesn't have the=
problem.. Just starting ab -n 1000 -c 40 http://<server_under_test/ on a=
client, causes the server to reboot after some seconds.
> > Looking in the database it looks like the problem discribed in Bug=
> > =20
> > The problem is repeatable with NetBSD 1.4 and later (Also with the=
-current version). I try'd some different kernel's (more BUFCACHE and=
NMBCLUSTERS) but that doesn't matter.=20
> > NetBSD 1.3.2 doesn't seem to suffer from this problem (I have not tested=
> Did you get a core dump in /var/crash ? Could be usefull. Did you give a
> try at the 1.4.1 sources from ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-relea=
There is no coredump. The machine reboots without any warning.
> Also, how old is your -current ?
The -current in 1.4I , updated this morning. I asume that this is newer than=
the 1.4.1 release ?
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