From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Mon 19 May 2003 - 09:08:31 BST
On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 09:24:04AM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> I have upgraded to 2.4.20ctx-17, hoping that this would solve our
> problems. Alas, it has not. Our server went down again today, this
> time with absolutely no console messages whatsoever (our console is
> now on the serial port and logged -- and nothing there.) Magic SysRq
> was useless.
I tried to gather some information about your crashing
system from the vserver mailing list, but I wasn't able
to find any relevant information. I definitely need to
know more about your system, besides the fact that it
is crashing ;), if you already gave this information,
please point me to it ...
the 'scheduler bug' is fixed, so this shouln't be your
> Does anyone have any ideas?
there are some linux-2.4.2x related issues, which are
not fixed right now (like the highmem bounce buffer
issues) which could easily bring your system down if
your system fits the profile ...
> Is there any more recent patch that we
> should be using?
there are always ctx-?? patches for newer/prerelease
kernels on my pages, you could try one of those ...
or switch to the vserver releases from Alex Lyashkov.