The Question is:
What in the operating system would cause the operating system itself to
hang? When I say hang, I mean lock up. It locks up which therefore it want
create a crash dump file for us to analyze. We end up having to go down to
the server and restarting it b
ut hitting the reset button.
I have looked at all angles and I am at a loss.
The Answer is :
Open-ended questions are extremely difficult to answer.
OpenVMS system hangs can potentially be triggered by hardware
or software problems, or by various system- or process-level
Please check for relevent error messages on the system console,
and then (if nothing obvious is indicated) please follow the
instructions for generating a system crashdump from the system
console of the particular system, then (after the reboot) check
the system error log, and then contact the Compaq Customer Support
Center for assistance...