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SubjectRe: total freeze - 2.0.23/2.0.24/2.0.25

In linux.dev.kernel, article <199611210920.JAA02076@tiny1.demon.co.uk>,
Paul Dunne <paul@tiny1.demon.co.uk> writes:
>
> Kernel v2.0.23, previously very stable, now freezes within a day,
> as do 2.0.24 and 2.0.25. Only changes: adding a local network and
> a dumb terminal. My gcc version is 2.7.2; my binutils are 2.6.0.14.

You probably have some sort of memory corruption.

It happened on a box I was installing yesterday, and on our main Netnews
server. :-( Both problems were instantly fixed by defenestrating(*) the
SIMMS the boxes came with and replacing them with new ones.

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Don't do this with your Apple computer.
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