Any Kernel wizards out there?

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at
Thu Dec 16 10:54:05 GMT 2010

On 16 Dec 2010, at 07:17, Stefan Scheytt wrote:

> Hello there monglers and mongelettes,
> There are some oddball machines here running on HP
> server hardware with openSUSE 2.6.22 kernels that like
> crashing randomly. My feeble attempts to switch them
> over to a different, freshly built kernel with kexec/kdump
> slappen on it have so far been in vain.. mainly because
> the storage doesn't want to play ball.
> So,, if any gurus out there fancy some very good
> money and a free all-expenses trip to Munich to wrestle
> some of these beasts down... drop me a private e-mail
> and I'll get you talking to The People.

Are you getting kernel dumps? Back in the 2.0.xx days
we had issues with SCSI drivers that didn't multi-process
properly but the crash dumps were very helpful.

And as Jason said, test the hardware well. At least give
them a good thrashing with memtest86.

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