Re: Too much memory causes crash when reading/writing to disk

From: Andrew Morton (
Date: Tue Jul 17 2001 - 19:31:55 EST

Jeff Lessem wrote:
> >For interest's sake, could you please try booting with the
> >`noapic' option, and also send another NMI watchdog trace?
> I tried that, but the Symbios SCSI controller freaks out with noapic.
> I can be more detailed if that would be useful.

Please do - that sounds like a strange interaction.

> I can also try a
> non-smp kernel and run the machine with 1 processor and 8GB, if you
> think that would be useful in solving the problem.

May as well - all data is good data.

Can you please send a couple more ksymoops traces from the
NMI watchdog trap?

Have you tried 2.2.19, 2.4.4 and -ac kernels?

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