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SubjectRe: 2.4.0-testx fr0kedness?
I can try that, although it doesn't seem to hold true that 1) The load
average would reflect the sluggishness I'm seeing, and 2) w and ps and
that would hang but other programs would continue to run fine. I'll try
to get some strace output in a w or something next time it happens.


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On Sat, 21 Oct 2000, Mitchell Blank Jr wrote:

> It's because we've seen it a hundred zillion times before... weird problems
> with overclocked systems that the owners claim "work fine under any other
> version, so it must be a kernel bug".
> You could well be on the edge of where overclocking breaks down. There's
> some sequence of instructions and/or memory access in the kernel that is
> causing your particular CPU to croak every billionth time through. Maybe
> previous kernel compiles didn't emit those exact instructions and you
> lucked out.

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