Re: Nasty oops (plural)

Alan Cox (
Tue, 25 Feb 1997 21:21:41 +0000 (GMT)

> Linux idles the processor when Linux is idle, consuming less power and
> generating less heat. If once the CPU is hot, the errors come in
> droves, then you have inadequate cooling. If CPU temperature doesn't
> have anything to do with it but load average does, it might be bad
> RAM or too few wait states (or too slow a refresh period).

The rc5 client is a great test btw.. its brought down a couple of peoples
boxes I know that didnt have CPU fans fitted when they should have