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    SubjectThe Killer Penguin is good (was Re: 1.3.95 is not stable)
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    >> On 26 Apr 1996, Steven L Baur wrote:
    sb>
    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>
    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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