Re: Core Dump Trouble

>On Mon, 6 May 2002, Kevin W. Thomas wrote:
>
>> I have two workstations running LDM, and until recently, without problems.
>> Both are similarly configured.  One workstation is starting to have core 
>> dumps
>> every two to three days.  I've had "rpc.ldmd" dump core twice, and "dcuair"
>> once.  In all three cases, the problem was a segmentation violation.  The
>> second workstation isn't experiencing these problems.
>> 
>> Unfortunately, the workstation that is causing me problems will be needed to
>> be running 24/7 in the near future.
>> 
>> Has anyone else seen a similar problem?
>> 
>> Does anyone have any program/scripts that watches for LDM failures and
>> restarts things?  If so, I'd be interested.
>
>Hey Kevin,
>
>What OS are you running, and are the machines fully patched?
>
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Gilbert...

Both the working and problem system say "2.4.9-31.smp".  I think they have
RedHat 7.2 on them.  The problem machine has been running for many months
and never started having problems until last week.

        Kevin W. Thomas
        Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms
        University of Oklahoma
        Norman, Oklahoma
        Email:  kwthomas@xxxxxx