Subject: Re: hardware or software?
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 10/14/2002 18:13:51
In message <20021014212805.GB873@antioche.eu.org>, 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, http://www.research.att.com/~smb (me)
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