DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2010-06
Re: DragonFly 64-bit stability
On Wed, Jun 09, 2010 at 05:00:18PM -0400, Justin C. Sherrill wrote:
> On Wed, June 9, 2010 4:52 am, Francois Tigeot wrote:
> > I'm thinking of upgrading one server from 2GB to 6GB of memory.
> > What is your experience with the 64-bit version ? Is it now stable enough
> > to be used in a server ?
> There's rarely some difference in what stuff from pkgsrc compiles on
> x86_64 vs. i386, though this is usually not because of DragonFly. A way
> to check would be looking at the reports on avalon:
> http://avalon.dragonflybsd.org/reports/ - look at the meta/ directory in
> each report. Postgres, apache, and ruby build fine going on a quick
Thanks Justin and Matt. Since you were so enthusiastic, I had to give a try.
Installing applications from pkgsrc went well.
Unfortunately, running Postgres is a different matter:
# /usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/pgsql start
seg-fault accessing address 0x580000 rip=0x80077037d pid=20186 p_comm=pg_ctl Segmentation fault
seg-fault accessing address 0x1280000 rip=0x800a5037d pid=20190 p_comm=postgres
Jun 10 21:32:00 test64 kernel: pid 20186 (pg_ctl), uid 1002: exited on signal 11
Jun 10 21:32:00 test64 kernel: pid 20190 (postgres), uid 1002: exited on signal 11
DragonFly version is the latest stable: v184.108.40.206.g58d915-RELEASE