linux smp 2.2.17 hangs

Pierre Brua brua at
Fri Nov 3 14:52:02 PST 2000

llorenc wrote:
> I have a problem with a dual processor motherboard
> (Supermicro PIIIDR3) running linux smp 2.2.17. When I run two for loops,
> (one in each processor) after a while my computer hangs. Can anyone help
> me please?
> Here are the code:
> main() { unsigned int; for(i=0;i<100000000;i++); }

In that case, I would suggest that one of your processor or the memory
is broken or not well cooled. Anyway it is surely a hardware problem
that doesn't concern the Linux kernel at all. I suggest getting cpuburn
and memtester to verify where is the hitch.

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