2650 + new BIOS + 2.6.10-ac11 and it *still* crashes

Joe Gooch mrwizard at k12system.com
Tue Mar 15 10:33:35 CST 2005


It appears my Mandrake installs default to acpi=ht in the lilo.conf,
which might be useful.  If it prevents the crashes, it'll still give you
the boot-up code for hyper threading.

Joe

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Plaksin [mailto:happy at usg.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2005 10:51 AM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: Re: 2650 + new BIOS + 2.6.10-ac11 and it *still* crashes
> 
> "McDougall, Marshall (FSH)" <MarMcDouga at gov.mb.ca> writes:
> 
> > I'm not sure if it was mentioned in the rest of this thread, but
have
> you
> > ruled out broken H/W?
> 
> Since it's happening on multiple machines, I'm guessing it's not
broken
> hardware.  We've been pounding on 2.6.11 with apci=off (thanks,
Gunther!)
> all morning and it's still up.  We can't reproduce the crashes at will
so
> we'll wait a week before declaring victory.  Weekly full backups
involving
> lots of of data usually crash it; I ran one this morning and it
survived
> so
> I'm hopeful!
> 
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