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Old 07-17-2006, 11:19 PM   #1
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System Crash (ainit error) in FC4


At first, I thought I was having a problem with one of my hard drives. It kept crashing while I was moving files from it to another and watching video on it (note: this was at the same time). Fsck did have some errors, but it kept doing even it after reformatting. I found this in the messages log. I did a cat messages|grep ainit to just show the relevent ones.

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Jul 17 19:10:39 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release semaphore
Jul 17 19:10:39 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 19:10:39 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release SHM segment
Jul 17 19:10:39 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 19:10:39 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release SHM segment
Jul 17 19:10:39 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 19:10:39 localhost ainit: No such file or directory
Jul 17 19:10:39 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release semaphore
Jul 17 19:10:39 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 19:10:39 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release SHM segment
Jul 17 19:10:39 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 19:10:39 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release SHM segment
Jul 17 19:10:39 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 19:10:39 localhost ainit: No such file or directory
Jul 17 22:16:24 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release semaphore
Jul 17 22:16:24 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 22:16:24 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release SHM segment
Jul 17 22:16:24 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 22:16:24 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release SHM segment
Jul 17 22:16:24 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 22:16:24 localhost ainit: No such file or directory
Jul 17 22:16:24 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release semaphore
Jul 17 22:16:24 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 22:16:24 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release SHM segment
Jul 17 22:16:24 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 22:16:24 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release SHM segment
Jul 17 22:16:24 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 22:16:24 localhost ainit: No such file or directory
Jul 17 23:21:48 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release semaphore
Jul 17 23:21:48 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 23:21:48 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release SHM segment
Jul 17 23:21:48 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 23:21:48 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release SHM segment
Jul 17 23:21:48 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 23:21:48 localhost ainit: No such file or directory
Jul 17 23:21:48 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release semaphore
Jul 17 23:21:48 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 23:21:48 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release SHM segment
Jul 17 23:21:48 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 23:21:48 localhost ainit: Memory: Failed to release SHM segment
Jul 17 23:21:48 localhost ainit: Error: No such file or directory
Jul 17 23:21:48 localhost ainit: No such file or directory
Note that right after these timestamps, the system would crash. Also, the last one occurred shortly after opening an mp3 in xine. What can I do?
 
Old 07-17-2006, 11:57 PM   #2
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Try running memtest86 to check on the state of your system's memory.
 
Old 07-18-2006, 02:42 PM   #3
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Aw, crap. I'm going to be upset if it's the ram. Thanks, David. I'll try it when I get a chance and let you know how it goes.
 
Old 07-18-2006, 03:43 PM   #4
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LOL. I didn't even notice the poster name until just now. That's what I get for reading LQ at work.
 
Old 07-20-2006, 12:45 PM   #5
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Man, why do you have to be right? I ran memtest for just a little over 2 hours (long story why not longer), and in that time it found 68 errors in the first GB of memory, so it looks like I'll be sending it off to get replaced. Gotta check them individually to find out which one, but shouldn't be a problem. Yay for lifetime warranty.
 
Old 07-20-2006, 12:59 PM   #6
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That sucks. You didn't overclock or anything, did you? By the way, which brand is your RAM?
 
Old 07-20-2006, 03:29 PM   #7
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No overclocking, and it's Corsair.
 
Old 07-20-2006, 03:38 PM   #8
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I usually have good luck with Corsair. I currently have 2x512 Corsair ValueRam in my desktop, running rock solid since ~ 7/03. (Wow, my box is 3 years old... yikes)
 
Old 07-21-2006, 07:30 AM   #9
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Yeah, I have 2x1GB Corsair ValueRam in mine that's been running fine for about a year.
 
Old 07-21-2006, 09:37 AM   #10
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Eh, I need to upgrade. Don't really know why, just like new stuff.
 
Old 07-22-2006, 04:42 AM   #11
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Bah, problem totally changed direction on me. Look here http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=466488.
 
  


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