Dave O Connor wrote:
> Conor Wynne said on Fri, May 07, 2004 at 09:58:17PM +0100:
>>>You will have to expand on that one. :--0
>>I work in support, so I see most of the problems with various kernels/OS
>>(mainly linux & some windows)
>> I should mention that non-directly-hardware related lockups are extremely
> rare, at least in my experience. My linux machines run an application server,
> my windows machines something similar. I've had windows machines (I manage
> about 30 of them) randomly bluescreen maybe twice. Ditto for linux machines
> (i.e. IBM machines panicking due to a dodgy ips module). It's all really
> dependant on what you're doing (for example, I've had a Poweredge 1650 lock
> up, then refuse to boot when fiddling with lm_sensors in the test lab
> (Obligatory poke at how pants OMSA is).
Here here. You don't even have a watchdog without this crud.
IBM are the exact same (in fact I notice IBM and Dell use the
exact same chipsets for comparable systems (X335 vs 1750 for e.g.))
Silly proprietry hardware. Do they never learn?
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