[CentOS] Re: pagecache corruption on Tyan S3870

Ross S. W. Walker rwalker at medallion.com
Thu Mar 1 18:18:16 UTC 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Dan Halbert
> Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2007 1:12 PM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Re: pagecache corruption on Tyan S3870
> Scott Silva wrote:
> >> These boxes are running Centos 4.4 x86_64 with kernel
> >> 2.6.9-42.0.3.ELsmp.
> > Have you tried a newer kernel to see if it changes the problem?
> We have not tried the 0.8 kernel extensively, but there is 
> nothing in the release notes that seems related. Our next 
> trial will be with FC6. Unfortunately it can take days for 
> this problem to show up.
> A previous responder suggested swapping CPU's or RAM around. 
> The RAM has been shuffled and in some cases replaced (the 
> vendor replaced all the 1GB DIMM's with 2GB). These problems 
> are occurring across 25 machines, so it does not seem to be 
> isolated bad components.

Double check your BIOS settings with your memory type there
may be timing issues there.


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