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W Bauske wsb at paralleldata.com
Thu Nov 9 15:56:25 PST 2000

"Robert G. Brown" wrote:
> Dear Fellow Listfolk,

You're lacking details in your config. What sorts of memory/
peripherals/processors/error messages are you seing? What kernel
level/patches are you using?

(I never use RH kernels on my Alphas)


> A Question:
> We have a UP2000 that is causing us endless problems.  It locks up
> whenever a big memory job is run.  It does this for any of two or three
> different jobs, often very quickly.  We've pretty much completely
> replaced the memory itself and the problem persists.  We suspect
> hardware, but which hardware, and how to be sure?
> Any UP2000 owners with similar experiences or wisdom to offer?  Is the
> UP2000 generally reliable for large calculations running under linux (RH
> 6.2)?  Are there known SMP deadlock problems or memory bus problems
> that are fairly viewed as software?  Any help, suggestions, insight
> offered will be greatly received, as we have only one UP2000 on site and
> we are considering sending the damn thing back where we got it.
> TIA,
>     rgb
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