[Beowulf] Fwd: removing X

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Sun Feb 8 17:49:54 EST 2009


On Wed, Feb 04, 2009 at 08:00:59PM +0100, Francesco Pietra wrote:

> Failure of one (or two) slot(s) of  kingston 400 DDR1 ECC on the
> multisocket workstation prevents running startx, presumably by
> corrupting files related to X.

Well, another possiblity is that X is juts tripping over a real
hardware problem that only shows up under stress.

Debian packages must have some way of verifying that the files on disk
match what's in the package. You could use that to detect actual disk
corruption.

-- greg


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