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Re: spurious reboot

On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 05:48:50AM +0100, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Hi
> I have a new x86 machine that reboots on its own a few times a day.
> There is no kernel panic (I have ddb.onpanic=1 to be sure I could not
> miss it), no warning message, nothing, it just reboots.
> Is there a way for a software bug to cause that? I assumed so far that
> software problems would cause a panic, and therefore I focused on
> finding a hardware problem. but now I have replaced every bit of the
> machine except disk and RAM, I am not sure of that point anymore.

The only way for software to cause this would be triple-fault AFAIK.
Or a watchdog ...
But maybe you should try to replace RAM too ...

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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