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Re: Strange system behavior

On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:21:24 -0700 (PDT) Paul Goyette
<> wrote:
> (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 ' release"
> several times daily for port-amd64.  (See [1] 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
> problem.

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      

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