Re: Need an account on a Linux/Mips box
[ Raoul Borenius ]
> Does it run without any problems?
Apart from sshd (OpenSSH), which started dying from SIGFPE (floating
point exception, whatever that means :) a few days ago, it's working
> What kernel (with what patches?) are you running. I'm having
> troubles running our R4600-Indy:
We're running 2.4.5 from CVS (~ 2001-08-08) with the sysmips-patch,
self compiled with gcc 2.95.4.
(If you're interested, both the kernel and the patch can be found at
> - Perl is seg-faulting (especially when a perl-script is calling
Hm. It's not entirely unusual for dist-upgrades to segfault in
various pre- and post-installation scripts. That doesn't happen very
often, though, and it seems to be the same packages every time
(e.g. zsh), so I'm not sure whether it is a Perl problem or not. I'll
try to take a closer look at it next time it happens.
> - bind9 hangs after a few days
I installed bind9 on the development box now, to see if I can
> - occasionally the box just stalls and returns to the bootprom
> - sometimes it just dies and we have to power-cycle it
Apart from xdm, which oopses all our Indys, I have seen very few
crashes like this on the various Indys I use. They are great X