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SubjectRe: Joe User DOS kills Linux-2.6.10
On Thu, 3 Feb 2005, Andries Brouwer wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 07:28:50AM -0500, linux-os wrote:
>> I ran badblocks (all night). There were none. It's a SCSI disk
>> and it requires chunks of DMA RAM for each write. The machine
>> just croaks when it gets low on RAM and tries to write to
>> SCSI swap which requires RAM.
> In some other post you said that you were writing past the
> end of the partition or disk.
> If the disk is fine and you have reproducible errors
> then the first thing to check is whether your partition table
> is correct, whether your swap signature is correct, whether
> the total size of the disk is recognized correctly at boot time.

I just executed `mkswap` on both of my swap partitions. The
original swap partitions were created using very early tools.
I will now try to see if I get the same error, but I can't
do it now because I need a "work-break".

Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.6.10 on an i686 machine (5537.79 BogoMips).
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