Re: Oops on linux 2.4.20-ac1

From: scott thomason (
Date: Tue Dec 10 2002 - 21:00:54 EST

On Tuesday 10 December 2002 03:00 pm, Alan Cox wrote:
> Random lockups on dual athlons are a notorious problem under all
> OS's. Start by checking it passes memtest86, that will verify the
> RAM is ok - and the AMD is -very- picky about RAM.
> If thats ok then let me know which board you have, what is plugged
> into it and what PSU you are using.

I have two AMD MP 2000+ cpus in an ASUS A7M266-D. Even after returning
my memory for new chips the store owner memtest86'd, my combo of cpus
and mobo was finding the occasional error. I finally ended up
resolving it by simply underclocking the bus about 6Mhz :(

Next time, I'm buying ECC memory.
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