On Fri, 14 Aug 2009 13:41:48 +1000 (EST), Ian Smith <smi...@nimnet.asn.au> wrote: > 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 problem. > 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. -- Polytropon >From Magdeburg, Germany Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"