[nycbug-talk] [OT] FreeBSD 5.4 crashing?

Bjorn Nelson o_sleep
Thu Jun 30 19:53:00 EDT 2005


On Jun 30, 2005, at 5:48 PM, Matt Juszczak wrote:

> I am fairly certain it isn't a hardware issue.  We have replaced  
> the RAM with new RAM, and its happening constantly on two different  
> boxes, with two different hardware setups completely.  Makes me  
> think it isn't the hardware.

What kind of hardware is it? If it's a vendor built machine, have you  
tried running the diag tests from the vendor?  Our machines are  
pretty much dell, which you can either install the diag tests on a  
partition or make three floppy boot disks (unfortunately no cd, as of  

Have you tried running http://www.memtest86.com ?

When you said it's SMP, is it Hyperthreaded?  I doubt it would be  
causing the crashes, but you could try disabling that to see if it  


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