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Re: Hanging.

To: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Subject: Re: Hanging.
From: "William J. Earl" <wje@fir.engr.sgi.com>
Date: Fri, 1 May 1998 12:29:04 -0700
Cc: SGI Linux <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980501141729.22853C-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>
References: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980501141729.22853C-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Alex deVries writes:
 > 
 > This is a bit weird.   Once every 30 minutes or so, my Indy just sits
 > there and hangs.  Num lock will work, it'll ping, but there'll be no error
 > messages, and the system's useless.  After about 10 minutes of this, it'll
 > wake up as if nothing had happened.
 > 
 > This is with 2.1.91.
 > 
 > Ideas? My initial suspicion is my SCSI bus, although I'm getting no kernel
 > errors at all. 

     Is this an R4000?  If so, it might be the count/compare erratum, if
the linux kernel does not have the workaround for it yet.  (I haven't
checked the linux sources.)

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