Subject: Re: hardware or software?
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/14/2002 18:13:51
In message <>, Manuel Bouyer writes:
>On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 02:20:43PM -0400, Steve Bellovin wrote:
>> I tried installing an extra 256M in my 256M laptop (a Thinkpad T21).  
>> It crashed repeatedly when I tried compilations.  I got the following 
>> (hand-typed) traceback once:
>> uvm_fault(0xe343f5e4, 0x0, 0, 1) -> e
>> kernel: page fault trap, code=0
>> Stopped in pid 2967 (cpp0) at uiomove+0x63: movl  0x34(%edx),%eax
>> My guess is that it's either the SODIMM or the socket, but I'm not 100% 
>> certain -- I think I've seen other posters mention uvm_fault problems 
>> with 1.6.  And this is a stock 1.6 installation.
>Maybe try the new SODIMM alone in the old socket ?

Yes, that's on my list to try tomorrow.

		--Steve Bellovin, (me) ("Firewalls" book)