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Simon Redwood <sredwoodpeters-books.co.uk> wrote: >I am running OpenServer 5.0.6. I often find a message on the console: >NOTICE: Sdsk: Spurious interrupt. >It appears that if this should happen during my tape backup the system >becomes unstable. I find that the backup never finishes and cannot be >killed, whichever directory I am in becomes unlistable. >If this happens to be a database directory then any program tryinbg to >access the data becomes locked. >We normally run with about 60-70 users so rebotting the system, when I >arrive is not an option. >Does anyone have any experience with this message. In particular ...

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    Default Re: NOTICE: Sdsk: Spurious interrupt

    Simon Redwood <sredwoodpeters-books.co.uk> wrote:
    >I am running OpenServer 5.0.6. I often find a message on the console:
    >NOTICE: Sdsk: Spurious interrupt.
    >It appears that if this should happen during my tape backup the system
    >becomes unstable. I find that the backup never finishes and cannot be
    >killed, whichever directory I am in becomes unlistable.
    >If this happens to be a database directory then any program tryinbg to
    >access the data becomes locked.
    >We normally run with about 60-70 users so rebotting the system, when I
    >arrive is not an option.
    >Does anyone have any experience with this message. In particular
    >where can I find a solution to my problem.
    It's hardware or a confused driver: [url]http://www.pcunix.com/Bofcusm/75.html[/url]

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    Default Re: NOTICE: Sdsk: Spurious interrupt

    is it likely that the receipt of such an interrupt would case
    directory access to lock up, in turn causing any programs using that
    directory to become locked and unkillable ?

    The only cure I have found so far is a 13-amp fix and a lorra luck !!

    [email]tonyaplawrence.com[/email] wrote in message news:<bdfis0$qu2$1pcls4.std.com>...
    > Simon Redwood <sredwoodpeters-books.co.uk> wrote:
    > >I am running OpenServer 5.0.6. I often find a message on the console:
    > >NOTICE: Sdsk: Spurious interrupt.
    >
    > >It appears that if this should happen during my tape backup the system
    > >becomes unstable. I find that the backup never finishes and cannot be
    > >killed, whichever directory I am in becomes unlistable.
    > >If this happens to be a database directory then any program tryinbg to
    > >access the data becomes locked.
    >
    > >We normally run with about 60-70 users so rebotting the system, when I
    > >arrive is not an option.
    >
    > >Does anyone have any experience with this message. In particular
    > >where can I find a solution to my problem.
    >
    > It's hardware or a confused driver: [url]http://www.pcunix.com/Bofcusm/75.html[/url]
    >
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