[CentOS] SATA tape drive on 4.7

C Linus Hicks linush at verizon.net
Tue Mar 24 16:35:34 UTC 2009


On Mon, 2009-03-23 at 22:22 -0400, C Linus Hicks wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-03-23 at 00:39 -0400, Ross Walker wrote:
> 
> > This seems it may be a bad memory issue. When star is running it is  
> > causing a lot of io to be cached putting pressure on regions of memory  
> > that might otherwise go unused.
> > 
> > Think about running a memtest first or just swap the memory out for  
> > other memory completely compatible with your chipset since memory is  
> > probably cheaper then your time is these days.
> > 
> > You can always test that memory offline and if it's ok redeploy it  
> > otherwise a memtest on a machine with a large memory could take days.
> > 
> > -Ross
> 
> So I ran memtest86 v1.65 for about 12 hours completing five passes on
> 8GB with no errors. I believe my memory is good.
> 
> Linus

Just FYI, I will be away until 3/31.




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