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SubjectThe Killer Penguin is good (was Re: 1.3.95 is not stable)
>> On 26 Apr 1996, Steven L Baur wrote:
sb> I was able to duplicate this crash (with the same 1 bit error in the
sb> same place) in a variety of motherboard settings with the common
sb> element being enabled external caching. I'm now running (and have
sb> about 4 hours of stable uptime) with external caching disabled.
sb> Can these crashes be explained by bad external cache?

Linus> _Anything_ can be explained by bad external caches ;-)

I've finished a crash-free, problem-free week (about 170 hours) since
replacing the external cache :-), so I believe I will vote for flaky
hardware on this. Both 1.3.97 and 1.3.98 have worked great for me on
all the machines I've been testing them on.

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