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Re: freeze crash with Debian Sarge and Kernel 2.4

Johan Arens wrote:
> The problem is, the system is freezing when I'm using the reverse
> proxy (with Apache 1.3).
> Is that possible that my machine is freezing because of a too small
> swap partition (90 megs) ?

The Cobalt kernel tries now to use DMA for IDE access, but this seems
to be unstable under I/O load. Disabling DMA via hdparm works around
this issue. In your setup the load might be caused by swap usage.


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