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Re: Strange system behavior

On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 17:09:37 -0700 (PDT) Paul Goyette
<> wrote:
> > I'm betting you have bad memory. Try running memtest86 for a
> > couple of days on the box and see what happens.
> Memory was my first suspicion.  I started with 2x2GB of Kingston.
> Then I added 2x2GB of Corsair memory for a total of 8GB.  The
> problem stayed, so I removed the original Kingston memory leaving
> only the 2x2G Corsair. Doesn't seem to make any difference - all
> three result in the same failure symptom.

I would still run memtest86. Maybe it is a bad memory controller chip
or something, but memtest86 will isolate the problem -- since it runs
standalone, if it fails, you know you don't have a NetBSD issue.

Perry E. Metzger      

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