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Re: Strange system behavior
On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:21:24 -0700 (PDT) Paul Goyette
> (Resending without most of the original attachments, since that
> seems to have exceeded a message-size limit!)
> I have a new machine in my farm, and it is exhibiting some very
> strange behavior.
> Essentially, this machine does nothing more than 'build.sh release"
> several times daily for port-amd64. (See  for test results!)
> About half of the time, the build fails due to some host utility
> receiving a "segmentation fault", and almost always it fails on the
> exact same command and at the exact same place in the build! But
> re-running the failed command interactively succeeds without any
I'm betting you have bad memory. Try running memtest86 for a couple
of days on the box and see what happens.
Perry E. Metzger perry%piermont.com@localhost
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