[libre-riscv-dev] daily kan-ban update 29jun2020

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Tue Jun 30 00:42:00 BST 2020

On Tuesday, June 30, 2020, Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com> wrote:

> spent several days figuring out why my home file server was randomly
> deadlocking, tried switching to a different version of glusterfs, finally
> figured out that I needed to tell linux to use the generic usb-storage
> driver instead of the uas driver for my 2 new 8TB usb hdds since they
> apparently don't correctly implement USB.

argh! don't tell me... usb3 and it's proprietary firmware?

>  Finally finished copying 5TB of
> files after 3 days, now to checksum them...
> today:
> helped my roommate figure out why his old computer was randomly
> segfaulting, finally tried running memtest86 and discovered that there were
> bit errors in the connection between one of the ram sticks and the cpu.

oops... are they identical or were they bought as a "pair"?

> no
> wonder. will later be resocketing them once we get some thermal paste since
> I can't find mine.

 somewhere in the BIOS it may be possible to set DRAM timing and/or slow
them down.  at least, that was possible with older motherboards.

> working on div pipeline



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