[K12OSN] Server sending excessive "GetProperty" requests
jim.kinney at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 23:00:38 UTC 2011
On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Jeff Siddall <news at siddall.name> wrote:
> On 05/30/2011 12:21 PM, Jim Kinney wrote:
> > Cosmic ray ionized air next to ram and caused a few bits to flip. ECC
> > ram helps this but things can still go wonky.
> > IBM did a study on cosmic ray damage to computer memory and they were
> > astounded at the failure rate. That's why IBM servers have such thick
> > metal cases made from steel and not aluminum.
> Yeah but...
> It is doing the exact same thing again today. Both server and clients
> rebooted due to power outage since the last time. Odds of cosmic rays
> hitting the exact same bits in RAM to cause the exact same issue a week
> apart are poor enough that I think this is a bug.
Or bad ram.
All clients or just one?
> Anyone have any ideas what might be causing it?
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James P. Kinney III
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- *2011 Noam Chomsky*
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