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M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> I can't tell yet whether it's hardware or software, but I'm guessing the
> kernel at this point rather than hardware -- I have some
> /var/log/messages traces that don't look like hardware. Once I get a
> stable OS, I'll load Gentoo from it and do the real debugging. The
> 2.4.20 kernel in Gentoo stable has to be better that the 2.4.18s the
> other distros seem to be carrying.
What I find to be a cause of a lot of stability issues. Probably even
more so on multiprocessor/core systems is preemption. Voluntary
preemption is OK, but other preemption still seems to be a bit flaky at
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