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SubjectRe: 2.4.22-pre lockups (now decoded oops for pre10)
On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 10:19:21PM +0200, Stephan von Krawczynski wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Aug 2003 17:06:25 +0200
> Andrea Arcangeli <andrea@suse.de> wrote:
>
> > an SMP kernel puts the double of the stress on the mem bus, so it might
> > still be ram that went bad around the time you upgraded from 2.4.19. Or
> > it maybe simply a buggy smp motherboard, or whatever.
> >
> > Of course I can't be sure but we can't exclude it.
>
> It is unlikely for bad ram to survive memtest for several hours.

How many hours?

Are you using memtest 3.0 that supports larger ammounts of memory, and has
specific tests for ECC (ie disabling it)?

Are you doing a full run with all tests, and not just the standard tests?
(you should let it complete one, or preferably two or three in this mode)
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