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Greg Lindahl glindahl at hpti.com
Thu Nov 9 22:13:20 EST 2000


> We have a UP2000 that is causing us endless problems.  It locks up
> whenever a big memory job is run.  It does this for any of two or three
> different jobs, often very quickly.  We've pretty much completely
> replaced the memory itself and the problem persists.  We suspect
> hardware, but which hardware, and how to be sure?

Try running a memory test. I've run UP2000s with 1/2 gbyte on all kinds of
long-running intensive calculations with no problems.

> Are there known SMP deadlock problems or memory bus problems
> that are fairly viewed as software?

I did manage to occasionally deadlock DS20Es; they print a message every
20-30 seconds on the console.

-- g


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