Bug#341801: independent confirmation
Kevin Brown wrote:
>>PS: Since you have the same hardware as me, I'm curious if you're able
>>to use kernels > 2.6.12.
> Yeah. I'm currently using 2.6.15. Note that I'm using the
> amd64-generic kernel, not the amd64-k8 kernel. I don't expect that
> makes any difference at all with respect to this particular bug,
> though it might change how much memory is visible.
I'm using the k8-smp version. I'd try generic, but there is no generic
SMP, AFAIK (and having bought a >$500 dual-core chip, I damn well want
to use it!)
The problem I've always seen with > 2.6.12 is that after a short while,
either Ethernet or SATA (with the promise chip) dies. I've filed
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=347412 on this (a while
I'm sort of curious why you use -generic instead of -k8; unless, of
course, this is why.
Well, if you don't experience this problem, I guess I should try booting
w/o SMP support and seeing if its an SMP-only problem.
> One other thing: I'm using ECC memory, and have ECC enabled.
Why they heck would you do that... ?