Machine Dead

Mark Stewart Mark.Stewart at
Wed Jan 22 09:26:31 GMT 2003

This is odder than that - unless the memory problem is scheduled to kill th=
e machine at 6am every day :(

For the second day running the machine has died at 6am. (no logs) Thinking =
about a rebuild - see what happens tomorrow.


-----Original Message-----
From: Lou Kamenov [mailto:phayze at]
Sent: 21 January 2003 11:49
To: Sam Pikesley
Cc: Mark Stewart; freebsd-users at
Subject: Re: Machine Dead

On Tue, 21 Jan 2003 10:55:18 +0000 (GMT)
Sam Pikesley <samdavidpikesley at> wrote:

> This started happening to me a while ago. No logs, no
> sign that anything was amiss, just BANG, the machine
> blew up. I came to the conclusion that it was a
> hardware thing. I tried a few things including
> changing the VGA card, changing the network card,
> changing the SCSI card etc., it was still happening. I
> eventually tracked it down to some dodgy RAM, acquired
> some more (SysAdmin privileges, the users never
> noticed ;), and all has been well ever since.=20

I had the same problem with my workstation 5.0-current,
and the problem was a faulty ram, so better check yours ;)



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