[WBEL-users] panic in WBEL4?
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Wed Aug 2 10:57:41 CDT 2006
david spake the following on 7/18/2006 6:13 PM:
> Dear Friends
> I'm getting 4 to 5 panics per day on my computer. Most of them produce
> an reboot (because I have the Kernel parameter "panic=10"), but not all do.
> I have been sitting next to the computer when this happens, and the
> frame, power supply and everything else feels cool to the touch, so I
> don't think it's a heat problem.
> Specifics of my configuration:
> WBEL4 updated as of 17 July 2006
> Applications are
> - mail, http, dns and ftp servers
> The system also provides routing functions (NAT) to my home windows
> 512M of memory
> two NIC's
> Command line interface only (no graphic stuff installed)
> Two HDs (80, 120) combined as a single logical volume
> Anything else you need to know?
> The failures that I've been able to see mostly say "spinlock" or
> something similar, but it's pure luck if I see the failure.
> I've tried two memory modules (pc2100 ddr, and pc2700 ddr) and both
> produce similar failures.
> Do I have a bad CPU? Bad memory? Bad drives? Bad Linux?
Spinlock has something to do with shared memory access.
There have been some problems with NVidia chipsets in the past. Have you tried
to see if there is a bios update for your PC? Maybe that would fix it.
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