Subject: Re: current-i386 locking up under heavy load?
To: Hisashi T Fujinaka <>
From: Lars Nordlund <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/07/2005 02:06:28
Fri 2005-05-06 klockan 09:44 -0700 skrev Hisashi T Fujinaka:
> OK, this is one of those useless reports because for the past three
> weeks, compiling large things on a -current box causes my system to lock
> up. No db> prompt, no console message, nothing in the logs, just plain
> lock up.
> By compiling large things, I mean building userland or something in
> pkgsrc that takes a while.
> This is a 1.4GHz P4 with RAMBUS and I haven't seen any sort of memory
> errors in the logs.
> If anyone has any suggestions (probably a serial console would be good?)
> for debugging, I'd appreciate them.

When that happens to any of my machines it is often heat related. Can
you get more cooling on the box while you are compiling and see if that
helps? Run the machine without the cover? Do not have it in a sound
silencer box. Install more fans? Underclock?

Best regards
	Lars Nordlund