Re: [OT] kernel panic; I/O error -- hardware failure?
on Wed, 12 Jan 2005 08:31:42PM +0100, steef insinuated:
> On Monday 10 January 2005 19:36, nori heikkinen wrote:
> le kernel paging request<1>
> > et cetera.
> > HOWEVER, then, it boots just fine! i'm skeptical as to how long it will
> > stay up, since it just died by itself on friday ... but this appears to
> > be working for now, with just one 256M stick of memory in there.
> > i guess the longer-term solution is to get new memory? hmm.
> > thanks!
> > </nori>
> guess so, but i am not yet completely convinced, the effects of broken
> memory-sticks can take many different forms.
> good luck,
after a bit more memtesting and hard drive testing, though, it looks for
all the world like this is a motherboard error. the drives are fine;
the memory is fine (according to memtest86, at least) -- broken
capacitors! :( a new mobo's on its way. this better fix it.
.~. nori @ sccs.swarthmore.edu
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