Re: very strange issue with sata,<4G Ram, and ext3

From: Alan Cox
Date: Thu Apr 28 2005 - 17:52:49 EST

On Iau, 2005-04-28 at 17:16, Rick Warner wrote:
> On these systems, we are getting ext2 errors from the initrd during the
> untarring. Soon after, we start getting seg faults on random things (looks
> like stuff caused by the still running dhcp client), and then a continuous
> stream of segfaults on the restore script itself (restore[1]).

This sounds almost like the pxe/boot code is still using ram that the
kernel has now used (eg the PXE layer or pxe booter forgot to close the
client and
its still DMAing happily into the kernel)

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