Hardware - no way -Re: Crashes maybe due to: "error writing 4 unbuffered bytes"
jw at pegasys.ws
Mon Sep 9 01:14:06 EST 2002
On Sun, Sep 08, 2002 at 06:03:05PM -0700, Trevor Marshall wrote:
> Dear JW,
> I spent hours checking and upgrading my hardware. There is nothing wrong
> with it. It is a 'mature' Pentium-II 400MHz system that has been running my
> servers WITHOUT ANY CRASHES for nearly 2 years now 24/7
> Listen to me: "The crashes are dues to rsync"
> There is an IDENTICAL report from a totally different source at
> Oh - except he was Running Red Hat linux - so don't go blaming SuSe.
> Appreciate you trying to help, but I didn't come down in the last
> rain-shower :-)
Repeating myself here, Trevor sent separately to me and here.
If it isn't hardware report the kernel crashes to
linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org with ksymoops et al.
See kernel-newbies.org (url from memory) for instructions.
When a user app crashes the kernel it is the kernel's fault.
> >If running rsync crashes your (non-MS) server you have a
> >problem with the server, not rsync. On a linux system
> >application caused system crashes are either bad hardware or
> >kernel bugs.
> >Unless you have tweaked out SuSE i would say you have a
> >hardware problem. Rsync will stress some parts of the
> >system so that is probably why you haven't had crashes
> >Look in the system logs. The pipe errors seem more likely
> >to be cause by bad memory than disk.
> > J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
> > email address: jw at pegasys.ws
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