Subject: Re: current-i386 locking up under heavy load?
To: Lars Nordlund <>
From: Timo Schoeler <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/07/2005 09:49:41
thus Lars Nordlund spake:
> 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

use ECC memory -- and have an serial console on another machine... ;)

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