[PlanetCCRMA] FC3 Tyan Problem

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Sat May 6 21:59:01 2006

On Fri, 2006-05-05 at 15:31 -0400, Matt Barber wrote:
> Hello,
> We're running FC3 extremely successfully on a dual-opteron Tyan
> motherboard setup.  Everything seems to be completely rock-solid,
> except that for whatever reason the 2.6.11 kernel in planetedge hard
> locks within a couple of minutes.  The 2.6.10 kernel has served us
> well, but the perfectionist in me makes me want to get the edge kernel
> to work.  Is there anything I should try by way of passing arguments
> to the kernel, or disabling something?  I don't know the ins and outs
> of differences between kernel versions, but would it be worth it to
> try compiling an smp kernel later than 2.6.11 with the RT patches, or
> to recompile an 2.6.11 kernel to see if there's something I can change
> to make it work?  Do the src kernel rpms for FC4 and FC5 depend on
> those distributions, or would it be possible to recompile them in an
> FC3 environment?

They have dependencies against certain versions of userland utilities
the kernel depends on. I don't really know if the latest versions of the
kernel would work on fc3, I'll give them a try when I get the chance. 

-- Fernando