Subject: Re: VIA VP2 chipset
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Ted Lemon <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/04/1998 22:29:09
> Umm, a stupid question follows: What does NetBSD do when running on a i386
> machine supporting parity and a parity error is detected?  Does NetBSD
> notice it and if so, how? :)

It crashes with a message that, if you're very clever can help you to
pinpoint the bad SIMM.   This isn't great, but it beats the hell out
of running with corrupt data structures and *really* trashing
something.   :'}