[lug] sluggish machine

Collins Richey crichey at gmail.com
Tue May 19 17:45:56 MDT 2009

On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 4:18 PM, Nate Duehr <nate at natetech.com> wrote:
> I'd look first at two things...

> Next I'd grab a CD with memtest86 on it (CentOS install CD, for example
> has it... you just type memtest86 at the CD boot prompt) and let it go
> to town for a while on the RAM for a bit just to make sure some of it
> hasn't gone south...

Second vote for a memory check. Some of the wierdest problems I've had
were due to failing memory, but then it was usually segfault rather
than high cpu utilization.

Collins Richey
     If you fill your heart with regrets of yesterday and the worries
     of tomorrow, you have no today to be thankful for.

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