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Re: Strange system behavior

On Sep 25, 2010, at 11:57 22PM, Paul Goyette wrote:

> On Sun, 26 Sep 2010, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 03:26:50PM -0700, Paul Goyette wrote:
>>> I did see that note, but I just assumed that "100 and 200 series"
>>> would refer to older CPUs, and that the restriction wouldn't apply
>>> to newer, top-of-the-line models!
>> This is how I read it too (and the phenom II specs mentions it
>> supports 1333Mhz ddr3), but it is still one of the few differences
>> between working and non-working systems ...
> Well, nice try, but no luck.  I dropped the memory speed to 1067MHz and it 
> "survived" for much longer than usual (got about 95% of the way through the 
> ' release' job) but still failed.  This time it was gcc that got the 
> seg-fault rather than mandoc.
> I'm going to get some sleep.  The cron job will kick off a couple more 
> attempts over night;  it will be interesting if the morning reveals that it 
> now fails consistently in this new spot.

But it's a really good clue that that is indeed the problem area.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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