Re: stability on a sparcstation 5 170mhz
On 10 Feb 2003, andy bezella wrote:
> i've got debian woody running with a 2.4.20 kernel on a 170mhz
> sparcstation 5, which, as i understand from ultralinux.org 'is not very
> stable.' and i have to agree... i'm experiencing sshd and imapd
> crashes, and the system itself won't stay up for more than a week
> straight. but beggars can't be choosers, and so my question is if
> anyone has any tips or tricks for increasing stability on this box.
> i've been using the debian kernel-source 2.4.20-5, but am about to try
> the deb from http://osinvestor.com/sparc/debs; which is preferred?
> tia for any help...
The box isn't going to be stable without a lot of involved kernel work
that nobody quite understands, and nobody really has time to do. You're
pretty much 100% screwed.
What we need is either less corruption, or more chances to
participate in it.