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Re: R5000 oops

On Mon, 10 Jul 2000 nick@ns.snowman.net wrote:
> 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.

Just stress test the box and you'll see.

> 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.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- 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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