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Re: [semi-OT] Dead Tyan machine??

On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 04:25:23PM -0600, Michael Loftis wrote:
> --On September 30, 2007 6:13:56 PM -0400 "Roberto C. Sánchez" 
> <roberto@connexer.com> wrote:
> >OK.  Well, it is apparently some sort of memory error.  I was able to
> >get things "working" by swapping the position of the RAM modules in
> >slots 1 and 2 (they are numbered 1-4).
> Run memtest86 to verify memory issues, replace or remove the bad RAM. 
> Sounds pretty clear you have bad RAM, makes it really obvious what you need 
> to do, fix the bad RAM.
Wow.  I think I may need to have my geek card revoked :-)

It completely slipped my mind.  I was also dealing with bringing back
other systems at another site after a weekend outage.  Someone helpfully
disabled services like named on the main name server and ypserv on the
main NIS server.  This made it quite difficult to get everything working
and what should have taken 45 minutes took 6 hours :-/



Roberto C. Sánchez

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