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Re: two oddities/issues on dell poweredge 1850

On Mon, 12 Sep 2011, Mark Davies wrote:
> The interesting thing here (I think) is that the status stays blue
> all through the various bios start ups and while the boot loader
> is loading the kernel off the RAID (or CD) but goes amber
> precisely when the amd64 kernel starts running (and before much if
> any hardware probing has happened) and doesn't go amber at all if
> its an i386 kernel that boots.

An the answer was it was memory related.  Replacing the 2 x 4GB dimms 
with 6 x 1 GB dimms stopped the flashing.


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