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Re: DS5000/25

Subject: Re: DS5000/25
From: Richard van den Berg <>
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 1999 22:08:30 +0200 (MET DST)
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Reply-to: Richard van den Berg <>
Hello Doug,

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?). 


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