On Wed, 2003-02-05 at 08:20, Robert Covell wrote: > > -----Original Message----- > > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Muhannad Asfour > > Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2003 9:25 PM > > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > Subject: Server locking hard -- A LOT!!! > > > > > > Hello. I've recently faced a rather odd issue that I've never seen > > before. I bought a new server (specs below), and I loaded it up with > > FreeBSD 5.0-RELEASE (I know, I know, not for a production environment, > > but this is a personal server). Now, whenever I get about 30 > > simultaneous connections, the box just locks hard. I tested all the > > hardware components (CPU, Memory, HD, NIC, etc.) and even bought new > > ones just to make sure and all end up with the same result. I can never > > keep a decent uptime (never went past 2 days so far). As soon as I get > > a mediocre http load (30 simul. connections), the box just locks hard. > > I built a debug kernel, I tried everything imaginable, and I have not > > found a solution whatsoever. Everyone seems to be stumped by this. I > > tried FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE, 4.7-STABLE, 5.0-RELEASE and 5.0-CURRENT on > > this box. All give me the same result. I checked everywhere for > > relevant logs to explain what is occuring, but had no such luck. This > > is truly the million dollar question for me right now, because I have no > > idea why it would lock under such a petty load. I'm not sure what to do > > to fix this issue, I've tried many different areas for support and > > haven't come up with anything as I stated earlier. I'm not overclocking > > or anything if that's what you're wondering. If anyone could assist me > > in any way shape or form to get this working, I would appreciate it very > > very much. Also, if you e-mail back, I'm not subscribed to the lists, > > so could you please CC it to me. In the past 4 hours, it has locked > > hard about 3 times because of a 28-34 connection load. > > > > Machine Specs: > > Single Pentium IV 2.4 GHz processor > > ASUS P4S533 motherboard > > 512MB DDR333 RAM (will be 1GB next week) > > 120GB Maxtor 7200rpm (ATA133) HDD > > 40GB Maxtor 7200 rpm (ATA66) HDD > > Floppy Disk Drive > > ATI Rage 128 (32 meg) AGP 4x graphics adapter > > 52x LG CD-ROM drive > > 3Com 3C905C-TX NIC > > Currently running FreeBSD 5.0-CURRENT as of Sunday Feb. 2, 13:02:05 EST > > 2003. > > > > Thank you very much > > > > > > > > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message > > I have seen things like this that are not software related at all but due to > a faulty power supply. Did you replace that when you went out and bought > new hardware? You might want to try and take off your CD-ROM and or the > secondary HD. This will cut back on your power usage and might be a good > test. If it still does it, get a new power supply that has enough juice. > > Sincerely, > > Robert T. Covell > President / Owner > Rolet Internet Services, LLC > Web: www.rolet.com > Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Phone: 816.471.1095 > Fax: 816.471.3447 > 24x7: 816.210.7145 > > Well, I took off the CD-ROM drive, so now it's just the two HDs and a floppy drive. We'll see if it was a power supply issue after all.
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