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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)
    Sam Flory <>

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