Nathan Alan Souer wrote: >> Nathan Alan Souer wrote: >>> In advance, I appreciate any help that anyone has to offer. When my >>> laptop >>> is running on battery and there is heavy i/o on the disk The machine >>> kernel panics and reboots. I have updated my base system to current >>> (7_releng) just a couple days ago in an effort to resolve this issue, to >>> no change. >>> >> I would start with a memory test program. I have seen similar things >> happen >> with broken memory.
> the machine passes a full pass of memtest86+ Just checking - you did the test in the same conditions (on battery power) as the crash? I have a suggestion that's a bit silly but it might help - can you boot of a live/fixit CD and calculate a hash of the drive's content, on and off AC power, to see if it's a hardware problem with the controller or the drive? (dd if=/dev/drive bs=1m | md5)
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