If you have several identical machines running oracle, and the machine is
stable after changing the RAM & scsi cables, my guess it was a RAM
or cable problem.
> > Does Oracle for Linux us pthreads or the 'clone()' system call?
> I am not really sure. How do I find out?
> > Can you try running the included pthreads program on an 2.2.19 SMP system
> > (but make it's idle, since if this is a genric 2.2 SMP bug it will
> > probably crash the system)
> Sorry, I am not going to risk bringing down the database with your
> program. Its to critical for our business. (The database contains all
> stock quotes for Oslo, Stockholm, Frankfurt, NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ
> stock exchanges and they are updated 24/7. I can only bring it down in
> weekends, and only if it really important.)
> However I have access to a few other dual boxen. (2x550, 2x350, 2x166
> and a dual SparcStation 20). I can run your program on them with stock
> 2.2.19 SMP if you want me to.
I don't think it will show anything.. I've manged to find a dual PPro to
run on and didn't see any problems. I think it's a PPC specific problem.
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