Subject: Re: ""hardware-like" problems
To: None <>
From: Feico Dillema <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/23/2001 18:19:42
Just a tip from own painful experience: Is your processor fan still in
proper working order?


On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 11:11:36AM -0500, Laine Stump wrote:
> On Feb 10, I updated from a mid-December -current. At some point after
> that, I started noticing odd happenings, eg Emacs locks up or
> disappears, random reboots with no kernel dump (actually that happened
> a few times previously). At one point yesterday, cp was dumping core
> every time I tried to run it, but it magically started working again
> after a reboot.
> Yesterday I decided to update and build again. I've been through the
> process about 5 or 6 times now, and every time it fails after 20 - 40
> minutes with something like:
>    cc: Internal compiler error: program cc1 got fatal signal 11
> at a different point in the build process.
> Is there something unstable about -current lately, or is my hardware
> starting to fail? (In other words, should I first try downgrading to
> 1.5, or should I first start jimmying DIMMs and swapping out CPUs?)