RES: Dell R900 with kernel panics

Mark Nipper nipsy at
Thu Jan 12 10:59:48 CST 2012

On 12 Jan 2012, Eduardo Schoedler wrote:
> On 12 Jan 2012, Mark Nipper wrote:
> > a Google search reveals others having similar
> > issues with Gentoo lately:
> > ---
> >
> > 
> > I'd say you've hit a common bug like these other people.
> I'm running a lot of gentoo servers.
> This R900 is the only with kernel panics, so my suspect was maybe the
> hardware or some tuning.
> It's a one year old thread.
> The kernel I'm in use is newer, but not hardened.
> My gentoo is not running hardened kernel like the thread, but is running
> nfsd like KShots's.
> I'll try to move from NFSv3 to NFSv4 and the systl (vm.min_free_kbytes) too.

	The most recent posts are only a few weeks old.  Anyway,
you might have better luck on a dedicated forum like that one.
Maybe you can track down a common denominator between your
systems that is causing this problem.

Mark Nipper
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