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SubjectRe: Kernel panic: can't push onto full stack
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> configured machines.  After the kernel panics, the machine is still
> pingable and seems to almost establish tcp connections, but
> just hangs. All services running on the machines no longer function.

Thats what I would expect.

> What exactly does this error mean? The machines have plenty of ram and

It means something very bad happened in a situation where a lot of file
handles were being passed across sockets.

I've been pondering this one (you are the third report I've seen). It
basically implies a bug in the mark/sweep garbage collector, or a race
of some kind.

Alan


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