Re: Dazed and Confused

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Mon Dec 09 2002 - 14:19:48 EST

Followup to: <Pine.LNX.4.42.0212061202230.7770-100000@egg>
By author: Greg Boyce <>
In newsgroup:
> Actually, this does leave one question still: How serious is the problem?
> How much would you trust a machine reporting these errors? Most of the
> machines are just performing DNS and web service (although with a pretty
> high load). The processes on the machine are are cpu and memory
> intensive, but there is no critical data stored on most of the machines.
> Are the machines likely to give us problems with crashing and data
> corruption, or would it be safe to ignore the problem unless we started
> noticing odd behavior?

The fact that you're seeing the error means data corruption has
already occurred.


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