[K12OSN] Server sending excessive "GetProperty" requests

Jim Kinney jim.kinney at gmail.com
Mon May 30 16:21:02 UTC 2011

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.
On May 30, 2011 12:14 PM, "Jeff Siddall" <news at siddall.name> wrote:
> On 05/30/2011 11:21 AM, Jim Kinney wrote:
>> Does this continue after it's rebooted? A corrupted memory stack or
>> flaky network connection are high likely culprits. Both maybe
>> overheating chipset symptoms.
> Client reboot seemed to fix it. It's not likely an overheating issue --
> I have a bunch of these clients deployed and they run pretty cool.
> Corrupt memory or software bug I guess.
> Jeff
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