Intel 865 probs

ian j hart ianjhart at
Thu Nov 13 11:58:44 PST 2003

On Wednesday 12 November 2003 8:47 pm, Peter Risdon wrote:
> Jaco,
> Thanks for this.
> Jaco H. van Tonder wrote:
> >For what its worth, I had a lot of problems on the I865P board, and It
> >boiled down to memory corruption.
> >The machine had lots of "random" crashes, meanng that they were not
> > occuring when I do something specific.
> >The machine startted to panic as soon as the load got high.
> >I took out the memory, and placed it into another slot and the machine is
> >cruising along happily now.
> I played with the memory slots as soon as the problems started, and
> found memtest would sometimes throw up huge numbers of errors, and
> sometimes none at all. FWIW slot 1 was the worst. But I suspect, no more
> than that, some other problem as well.

I've seen this behavior from memtest.  Using the menu to restart usually 
fixes. The bogus errors are easy to spot.

> >The other questions is what is the date of the -CURRENT tree that is
> > giving this problems? I can recall quite a few problems, which were
> > fixed, that could cause this problem.
> Nov 10. I ran cvsup at about 9:00am GMT.
> Peter Risdon.
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