Subject: Re: weird messages keep popping up
To: Chris G Demetriou <>
From: Phil Knaack <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/16/1996 08:53:09
>> 	You mentioned decrementing by 8k, in possible relation to some
>> disk code. Well, it happens that this one disk (IDE) I was beating on
>> rather a lot does in fact have 8k blocks; the other three drives (all SCSI,
>> a 340M scsi-1, 540M scsi-2, and zip drive) are all labeled for 4k blocks.
>> The IDE drive was the one that had the fsck errors last time.

>Well, then it does sound like that could be the cause...

>> Do you, offhand, have any suggestions
>> as to what I might look for next time it crashes?

>nothing that'll really help if all you have at your disposal is ddb.

	Hmm, well, I swapped motherboards and haven't seen a crash yet.

	Strange, as this motherboard works great in another machine with
only an IDE disk .. I guess it stays where it was. :)

Phillip F Knaack
Database Programmer, Information Development for Extension Audiences (IDEA)
Iowa State University Extension