Re: memory & filesystem corruption under heavy load?

Robert L Krawitz (
Fri, 5 Apr 1996 17:18:37 -0500

Date: Fri, 05 Apr 1996 17:09:18 -0500
From: garth zenie <>

On Fri, 5 Apr 1996 10:18:48 -0500 Robert L Krawitz wrote:

> What does the corruption look like?

from pgtable.h:

That's much different from what I see. I see random bits flipped here
and there.

i failed to mention in my first message (i should fall out of the
habit of making posts when i am on the verge of unconsciousness), that
there is a strong possiblity that there is a SCSI factor to all of

**Tagged Queuing** **Kernel Version** ** Corruption **
off 1.2.13 never
off 1.3.77 never
on 1.2.13 never
on 1.3.77 always

My interface (53c810) doesn't support tagged queueing (well, it does,
but the driver doesn't yet).

P166 (brand new)
256k pipelined cache
Micronics M54Hi Motherboard
PCI 3c590 ethernet (vortex)
PCI Buslogic BT-948
PCI Triton IDE
PCI Diamond Stealth Video VRAM
ISA Soundblaster 16
Conner CFP2107S SCSI drive


Intel Plato motherboard
NCR 53C810
ATI Winboost (2 MB DRAM Mach64)
Sound Blaster AWE32
Seagate ST12400N & 32550N (2 1K filesystems on 12400 and 1 4K on
32550, plus a couple of FAThead partitions, which presumably don't matter)
WD AC2420 IDE (1 FAT partition)