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> On Tue, 26 Jul 2005, Paul Heinlein wrote:
>> Aside from the previously mentioned lockups with 2.6 kernels, Gentoo
>> Linux has for me been a far better working environment than any other
>> OS I've loaded on my SPARC: Solaris, Debian, and OpenBSD. It's stable
>> to the point of boring. :-)
> Isn't that the truth. I log in once a week (or sooner if a security
> advisory gets posted) and run an 'emerge sync' and 'emerge system'.
> The SPARCs really love Gentoo, they just run and run and run...
> My next project will be move an e250 and an e450 to Gentoo... then those
> boxes will be boring too. :-)
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
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