On Mon, 10 Jul 2000 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I have a R5k indy with 128meg and 2x2gig disks that I can test on. It's
> currently running irix, but i've been meaning to install linux on it. If
> one of you can tell me what I should test/test for I'd be willing to try.
Just stress test the box and you'll see.
> On Mon, 10 Jul 2000, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > On Mon, 10 Jul 2000, Jason Mesker wrote:
> > > I am running kernel version: 2.4.0 test 3 pre 2. I am useing wesolows
> > > vmlinux-0704b kernel.
> > >
> > > I think I have found the problem though. I was running the system
> > > without swap and with 64Megs of RAM. I added around 20 megs of swap
> > > space and did the
> > > configure again and it worked fine. I am actually compiling now and will
> > > let the status be known if it completes or not. As of right now
> > > everything looks
> > > like it is working fine with the swap enabled.
> > I suspect that's not the problem, though. 64 MB of RAM should not be
> > exhausted
> > that fast.
> > I saw lots of similar oopses on the NEC DDB Vrc-5074 with various 2.3.x
> > kernels. Other people reported similar oopses with other machines. And the
> > common factor is the R5000.
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- email@example.com
In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds