Probable Hardware Failure

_ pancakeking79 at
Sun Jan 15 02:11:51 UTC 2012

Memory is a rather broad term. If by memory you mean RAM, you could replace
your current RAM with another chip, supposing you have one around.

An interesting read on "Double Fault" is:

According to it, that would rather point to a software than a hardware
related problem.

On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 1:12 AM, Doug Hardie <bc979 at> wrote:

> I have a pretty old desktop that has been around quite awhile.  It has
> started periodic crashes.  No log messages.  However, the core status files
> all show "double fault".  I am confident this is a hardware issue, but is
> there any easy way to determine if its power or memory related?  Those are
> the primary candidates although memory is also possible.  We really need to
> replace the entire unit, but that might be a bit more salable if I can
> present convincing evidence of the cause of the problem.
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