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SubjectRe: [Fwd: Bug in Kernel 2.4.20-8]
Cornelius Kölbel wrote:

> Alan Cox wrote:
>> On Maw, 2003-07-01 at 08:35, Cornelius Kölbel wrote:
>>> I am using Kernel 2.4.20. I admit, it is the kernel of RedHat 9.
>>> I hope this is not, because RedHat did so much changes to the Kernel
>> Always hard to tell. It is worth filing Red Hat kernel bugs in
>> and picking up current errata
>> kernels if there are newer ones
>>> I was just typing a mail, when the caps lock light and the scroll
>>> lock light went on.
>>> Nothing happend anymore. No mouse, no keyboard.
>>> I resetted the computer.
>> This is a panic - the machine got itself into a state that could not
>> continue. The flashing lights are giving data in morse (useful for those
>> truely desperate debugging situations only 8))
> After having watched some other problems, I guess it is due to a bad
> memory module. (Can this be?)
> I removed this module and since then, I had no proplems anymore.

You might want to try a memory tester. I recommend either memtst86,
or ctcs's memtst.

Once you have their hardware. Never give it back.
(The First Rule of Hardware Acquisition)
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