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Re: Strange system behavior

On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 01:22:32PM -0700, Paul Goyette wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Sep 2010, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> >>Since Monday, I have now replaced the entire system, excepting only
> >>the physical case and fans!  Yes, new power supply, new motherboard,
> >>new RAM, and new CPU.  I even replaced the hard drive and
> >>reinstalled NetBSD!  And the darned system STILL fails, in exactly
> >>the same manner.
> >
> >Is the CPU and motherboard of the same brand as the previous one ?
> Yes.  AMD Phenom-II X6 CPU (model 1090T @ 3.2GHz) and ASUS motherboard.
> I have two other systems with the same CPU and similar ASUS mobo.
> One of these other systems is my primary build-server.  The
> motherboards differ only in detail features:
>       #1 - M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3
>       #2 - M4A88TD-M
>       #3 - M4A88T-M
> #1 is my main build server, and although it does occassionally run
> into an unexpected segmentation fault, it has never been repeatable,
> and it has never been consistent routinely run " -j12" on
> this machine.
> #2 is my primary workhorse machine (mail server, etc.), and has a
> slightly slower CPU - Phenom-II X6 1065T @ 2.8HGz, and has never
> shown any oddness.
> #3 is the dedicated build-and-testbed that I'm trying to get set up.
> (The intent is to repeatedly build and atf-test on a more-or-less
> continuous basis.)  #3 is where I'm having such great difficulty.

Hum, #3 has a different southbridge, but also supports lower speed
memory only (1866(O.C.)/1333/1066 vs 2000(O.C.)/1600/1333/1066).

What memory do you have ? Does it match the motherboard specification ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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