On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 4:32 PM, brad davison < demonichandextensi...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all, > > Hopefully someone can shed some light on my problem. Over the weekend, we > upgraded our mailserver that was running like a champ w/ FBSD 7.0 and a PAE > kernel (8gb RAM). > > I didn't use the freebsd-update program, because I read that if you're not > using a GENERIC kernel, it wont work. > > I had changed the standard-supfile like that had RELENG_7_0 to RELENG_7_1 > and ran cvsup. > > I followed the handbook for cleaning out the /usr/src/obj directory, > rebuilt the world and kernel via: > > # cd /usr/src# make buildworld# make buildkernel KERNCONF=PAE# make > installkernel KERNCONF=PAE > > then I rebooted into single user mode and performed the: > > # mount -a -t ufs# mergemaster -p# cd /usr/src# make installworld# > mergemaster > > When I did the mergemaster, I kept my master.password, hosts, passwd, > rc.conf, and make.conf. But for the most part, I 'i' installed the new > files. > > Since then, we have had severe server instability after a few hours. The > server completely locks up requiring a hard boot, then the fsck_ufs runs for > a while. This is our production mail server, and we've been down off and on > for 2 days. > > I'm in the process of building a replacement and getting back online with > 7.0 and a GENERIC kernel, but what on Earth could have gone on? Did I do > something wrong with using a PAE kernel on 7.1? > > I'm in single-user mode again running 'fsck -y' and there are TONS of > errors on the /usr volume. > > The /var/log/messages just shows that the server was restarted, and I'm > just wondering where to start. > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > Windows Live™ Hotmail(R): Chat. Store. Share. Do more with mail. > > http://windowslive.com/explore?ocid=TXT_TAGLM_WL_t1_hm_justgotbetter_explore_012009_______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org<http://windowslive.com/explore?ocid=txt_taglm_wl_t1_hm_justgotbetter_explore_012009_______________________________________________freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org>mailing > list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > could be due to PAE. since PAE is known not to be very stable.
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