On Mon, 2009-09-14 at 22:02 +0800, Clayton wrote: > On Wed, 02 Sep 2009 03:51:54 +0100 > Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: [...] > > Either you made an error in transcribing "c6 <ac>" as "e6 <ae>", or > > that code has been corrupted on disk or in memory. > > No transcription error, I just tried again and still get "e6 <ae>".... Please run "debsums -s linux-image-2.6.26-2-686" to verify the code on disk. The debsums command is in the package of the same name. > > Was this a fresh installation of Debian 5.0 "lenny" or an upgrade from > > an earlier version? > > Definitely not a fresh install, its an upgrade that goes back some > years, currently running up-to-date "testing". > > > Is there any other operating system installed on this machine that > > works properly? If not, please check the RAM with memtest86+ which > > you can get from <http://www.memtest.org/>. > > Even better, it boots and runs fine with currently installed kernel > 2.6.22, and I believe older kernels. However, in the name of > thoroughness, I have also run memtest as you suggested, and it passed. > Another data point: I just popped in another hard drive with a more > extensive list of kernels, and the newest Debian kernel that does not > lock up is 2.6.24-1. This still sounds like a RAM fault. Memtest86+ doesn't catch every kind of defect. Can you try changing the RAM? Ben. -- Ben Hutchings To err is human; to really foul things up requires a computer.
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