craig at fukka.co.uk
Mon Jan 16 15:35:01 UTC 2006
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STYMA, ROBERT E (ROBERT) wrote:
> Last week I lost a power supply on my FC4
> machine at home. I put in a new one and
> everything was find for a day or so. It
> then froze. /var/log/messages showed a kernel
> BUG at include/linux/list.h:166. That line
> is sanity checking a double linked list.
> I dropped back to a previous kernel and after
> a while got the same result after a day or so.
> I loaded the memtest86+ rpm and booted it.
> It ran fine till test 5 which is copying large
> blocks of data. I got 762 errors. The box has
> 2 256 Meg dimms. I pulled one out and ran the
> test again. Got errors at the same address
> ranges (at least the ones I saved). I swapped
> in the other memory dimm and ran again. Same
> errors, same addresses. Very suspicious.
I've had PSUs go with a spike in the past which has trashed PCI cards,
let alone DIMMs/memory controllers/bridges/CPUs. Do you have another box
you can relocate the RAM to for testing? Perhaps the Mobo got kicked?
Craig McLean http://fukka.co.uk
craig at fukka.co.uk Where the fun never starts
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