On Fri, 14 Aug 2009 13:41:48 +1000 (EST), Ian Smith <smi...@nimnet.asn.au> 
> Smells like flakey hardware .. intermittent, inexplicable glitches.  It 
> might survive hours on one workload, minutes on another, no sense to it?

I could guess defective RAM here... I suggest running memtest for some
hours, just to be sure.

It's really a bad situation when you're searching for a software
problem when there's none, instead it is explainable by a hardware

> Sometimes, quite often in fact, I've found just disassembling, thorough 
> cleaning, fresh heatsink paste maybe, and reassembly solves many issues, 
> without ever knowing what exactly did the trick.  Life's like that .. 

This is called "doing nothing." :-) From my own experience, if sometimes
really works.

>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
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