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    SubjectSOLVED Re: 2.2/2.4 Kernel oops/hang right after Calibrating delay loop...
    On Thursday, 27 December 2001, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > So, if anyone has _any_ idea where to look for the cause of this problem,
    > > we'd really appreciate it.
    > > Could this be a hardware problem?
    > Almost certainly. Check the heatsink/fan on the CPU, the voltages.

    That was ok, but ...

    > Check the RAM is seated ok and run memtest86 on it

    ... that wasn't. It turned out that both the DIMM (PC66) chip and
    the SIMM chips I tried were defective. Strangely enough,
    another (known to be good) PC133 DIMM wouldn't work at all, i.e.
    the machine would even show BIOS POST screen. Anyway, thanks for
    all your help, list.

    "The Universe doesn't give you any points for doing things that are easy."
    -- Sheridan to Garibaldi in Babylon 5:"The Geometry of Shadows"
    Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <rathann(at)>
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