Re: PROBLEM: Random (hard) lockups

From: Dan Hollis (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 15:46:49 EST

On Mon, 30 Jul 2001, Kurt Garloff wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 29, 2001 at 02:34:01PM -0400, James A. Treacy wrote:
> > The machine is a 1GHz Athlon (266) on an MSI K7T Turbo with 256M ram,
> A 1.2GHz Athlon with the very same motherboard and the same amount of RAM
> seems to be stable with 2.4.7 and PPro or K6 optimizations and crashes
> during the init procedure if the kernel is optimized for K7.

Perhaps someone can make a test case .c program which uses K7
optimizations to smash memory? It would be nice to be able to pin this
down. Obviously, the standard memory testers aren't catching it.

Is this only happening on DDR systems?


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