[Centos] CentOS 3.1 kernel crashes

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Fri Jul 9 21:28:56 UTC 2004


On Fri, 2004-07-09 at 13:33, smj at littleprojects.org wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 08, 2004 at 08:51:14PM -0400, Shawn M. Jones wrote:
> > Greetings everyone,
> > 
> > I've got a problem with my fileserver running CentOS 3.1.  The kernel 
> > seems to crash about once a day (inevitably when I'm not present), 
> > forcing me to reboot.  This behavior started after I applied the new 
> > kernel patch (2.4.21-15.0.3.EL.c0).
> > 
> > I've left it on 2.4.21-15.0.2 for a little bit to see if it will crash 
> > tonight/tomorrow.  As this may be a hardware problem, I'm reluctant to 
> > put it into bugzilla until I can pin it on something.
> <SNIP>
> 
> Update:
> 
> The machine has been running 2.4.21-15.0.2 since yesterday and hasn't crashed yet.  I see nothing wrong so far.  As there is no indication of hardware problems, I'm thinking something is hokie with the 15.0.3 kernel.
> 
> Seeing the Linux kernel crash is not a familiar experience.  I've only seen it crash from hardware failure or really bad proprietary modules (drivers).
> 
> Thoughts?  Comments?


I have been running 2.4.21-15.0.3 since 7/5/04 on 4 machines (on
continuously) with no problems at all...including my main
firewall/webserver/mailserver machine at home.


Johnny Hughes
HughesJR.com
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