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"Bus Error"

Posted by dancyran 
"Bus Error"
February 09, 2020 11:17AM
I hope this observation is helpful

installing new kernel 5.5.1 on pogoplug v4 (A3 version) -I got "Bus Error"
the forum had 3 search entries from cdlenfert and bodhi from feb 14, 2019 -hardware failure, but only the hard drive

It worked the next try after a few things:
1. I 'woke up' my hard drive it is a segate st1000lm024 attached via the pogoplug usm/sata connector
2. I added swap space again

I also need to point out that I have hdpram installed and the setting of advanced power management level 127 (so it can sleep) -and it wasnt used for some time.

The next ans 2nd try was successful and it also gave this insight:

I: initramfs will attempt to resume from /dev/sda3 (my swap partition)
I: set the RESUME variable to override

Should I make changes to the RESUME variable? I haven' noticed anything 'funny' befroe.

Re: "Bus Error"
February 09, 2020 04:40PM

Consider using this configuration, it never fails on me.

In many Kirkwood boxes running 24/7, I have rootfs on USB, and a swap file on HDD. The HDD is sleeping all the time.

When I used the box (ssh in to do something), or when it was running some jobs, the HDD woke up because of swap activity. And when the system was idle again, the HDD went back to sleep.

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