Gentoo Archives: gentoo-sparc

From: Philip Leonard <leolists@××××××.com>
To: gentoo-sparc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] Software Compilation
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 15:54:03
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-sparc] Software Compilation by Paul Heinlein
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. ;-) -- gentoo-sparc@g.o mailing list