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Re: R5000 oops

I have a R5k indy with 128meg and 2x2gig disks that I can test on.  It's
currently running irix, but i've been meaning to install linux on it.  If
one of you can tell me what I should test/test for I'd be willing to try.

On Mon, 10 Jul 2000, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> On Mon, 10 Jul 2000, Jason Mesker wrote:
> > I am running kernel version: 2.4.0 test 3 pre 2.  I am useing wesolows vmlinux-0704b kernel.
> > 
> > I think I have found the problem though.  I was running the system without swap and with 64Megs of RAM.  I added around 20 megs of swap space and did the
> > configure again and it worked fine.  I am actually compiling now and will let the status be known if it completes or not.  As of right now everything looks
> > like it is working fine with the swap enabled.
> I suspect that's not the problem, though. 64 MB of RAM should not be exhausted
> that fast.
> I saw lots of similar oopses on the NEC DDB Vrc-5074 with various 2.3.x
> kernels. Other people reported similar oopses with other machines. And the
> common factor is the R5000.
> Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
> 						Geert
> --
> Geert Uytterhoeven -- Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP} -- geert@linux-m68k.org
> In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
> when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
> 							    -- Linus Torvalds

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