Subject: Re: weird messages keep popping up
To: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@ux2.sp.cs.cmu.edu>
From: Phil Knaack <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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