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Re: [Linux-cluster] [UPDATE] IP monitor failing periodically



On Sat, Jul 21, 2007 at 03:41:04PM -0500, Chris Harms wrote:
> We reinstalled our machines with RHEL 5 x86_64 (we were running i386) a 
> few weeks ago and the mysterious IP monitoring failures have disappeared. 

> I believe it was postulated that a compiler bug regarding -fpie might be 
> causing segfaults in i386 binaries, so this would support that theory to 
> some degree, although I did not really attempt to confirm it further. 

This makes some sense, and I've heard of this problem.  It's a really
difficult theory to prove beyond doubt, but it makes a lot of sense.

Why else would pinging (effectively) localhost fail randomly?

Broken TCP/IP stack?

-- 
Lon Hohberger - Software Engineer - Red Hat, Inc.


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