opteron problems

Greg Lindahl lindahl at keyresearch.com
Fri Sep 19 18:51:21 EDT 2003

On Fri, Sep 19, 2003 at 12:58:58PM -0700, Glen Kaukola wrote:

> We've purchased a few Opteron's to play with, and they're turning out to 
> not be very stable.

You didn't comment on what kernel you're running. 2.4.22 has some
patches for the ia32 mode on the opteron, and these are probably the
same patches already in 2.6. We have found apps that reliably crash
our Opterons without this patch, but moving to 2.6 was much more
stable. We haven't tried 2.4.22.

-- greg

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