Re: 2.4.10 (SMP, highmem) solid freeze

Marc Schiffbauer (
Thu, 27 Sep 2001 17:48:57 +0200

* Igor Mozetic schrieb am 27.09.01 um 11:10 Uhr:
> After two days of uptime under load 2-3 (no swapping, not much I/O),
> the box froze completely. Only hard reboot brought it back.
> Nothing in logs, sorry ...
> Hardware seems OK, other machines (UP, no highmem) run fine so far.
> Hardware:
> dual Xeon 550Mhz, C440GX+, 2GB RAM, 1GB swap, SCSI AIC-7896/7

Hi Igor,

try to disable swap. Or use swap size >= 2* ram.
I had some lockups (SMP, 2GB too) on Kernel 2.4.3-pre3 after some
days until I disabled swap completely since it was not needed... now
the machines are stable.


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