List Archive: gentoo-sparc
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Paul Heinlein wrote:
> On 7/27/05 7:36 AM, Philip Leonard wrote:
>> I'm certainly jealous. My E4500 will only run a couple of days before
>> it hangs requiring a reboot. Sometimes it will still respond to pings
>> but that's all. Never any console messages, just a hung box. On my
>> uniprocessor sparc's (U5 and U30) is is very stable but not on the
>> E4500 with 8 CPU's. It is running Gentoo with a 2.4 kernel (2.4.31 at
>> the moment).
> I've got a UP box (Blade 100), so I can't speak for SMP. Bummer about
> your E4500. Noise and power consumption aside, I'd love to have one. :-)
> I had the same "hangs without a trace" issue when I tried the 2.6
> kernels. Sometimes the box would run for a couple weeks, sometimes just
> a day or two. The end result, however, was always a mysterious hang.
Yeah. I've been hoping that when they release the 2.6 kernels for sparc
that this problem will go away. Yeah, the beast is a little much in a
home environment but the price was very right and I couldn't pass it up. ;-)
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