Re: pre-patch-2.0.31-9 OOPSs

Hans-Joachim Baader (
Fri, 12 Sep 97 23:37 MET DST

In article <> you write:
>Someone mentioned that my old gcc (2.7.2) might be the cause of my OOPS's,
>so today I compiled the kernel on a RedHat 4.2 machine with gcc,
>and of course, I got a huge oops as soon as I started up trn. I'm running
>inn 1.5.1-6 and trn locally. Inn is fed via rnews via uucp batch.
>Meanwhile, my system has locked up when I wasnt home several times, so
>I'd declare at least this patched version of 2.0.31 very unstable. I

Hmm, this is just a wild guess, but take the following rule into

RULE 1. If your system appears very unstable, try slower DRAM timings.


    Uncle Ed's Rule of Thumb:  Never use your thumb for a rule.
    You'll either hit it with a hammer or get a splinter in it.