On Tue, 8 Jun 1999, Douglas S. Meade wrote:
> I've been compiling a lot today on the Decstation 5000/25, and I've
> noticed some strange behavior. For a few hours after I boot the
> machine, I can telnet in just fine. However, at some point, it
> starts to refuse logins, and no message is put in either /var/log/messages
> or in /var/log/secure, as to why the login is refused.
Put on load and memory eating processes enable a swappartition and it
happens in 10 minutes. Get ready for bug hunting.
> I get as far as:
> Escape character is '^]'
> Connection closed by foreign host.
> After rebooting, of course, the problem goes away for several hours.
> Has anyone else noticed this behavior?
Think everybody on a R3k DECstation who has tried my little script I
posted earlier (Subject: Stable R3k DECstation kernel?).