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Re: Kernel panic

On Fri, Apr 18, 2003 at 07:52:35PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 18, 2003 at 02:54:07PM +1000, Rob Weir wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 07:45:03AM -0400, Norman Walsh wrote:
> > > In any event, I've swapped memory modules in, out, and around on this
> > > box several times without any change in behavior.
> > 
> > Known good RAM still causes problems?  I'd bet on another source of
> > hardware problems...loose connections, overheating, etc, etc...2.4.20 is
> > supposed to be a stable kernel, I'd think it fairly unlikely that it
> > crashes on boot like that only for you...:)
> My laptop's randomly hanging shortly after boot at the moment, which is
> pretty inconvenient. I'm currently suspecting overheating (broken CPU
> fan or some such), but haven't had a chance to open it up yet to find
> out ...

Fortunately it turned out to be a dodgy memory slot, so dropping from
64+256 to 256 megabytes has made it reliable again. (Phew.)

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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