PE 4600 Death Spiral
sean.bruno at metro1.com
Sat Oct 18 11:51:00 CDT 2003
This may be an inappropriate place to post this, but I am at a loss.
We are running Solaris 8 X86 on the DELL PE 4600. Thus far, we have
been successful and have about 10 units in production without a hitch.
We recently received two new units running the higher end P4 Zeons and
ran into problems. Specifically the machine goes into a "death spiral"
after approximately 4 days.
The system becomes unstable and new processes hang trying to allocate
memory. As this is not an "officially" supported operating system, I
thought I would post here and ask the group for a bit of support.
What is the significance of the 4 day run time before death? What could
have changed between the old and new 4600's that would cause this? The
uptime on our old machines is months, not days/hours.
Metro One Telecommunications
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