Subject: Re: Why is my RAM Frying?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Shaw <email@example.com>
Date: 03/14/2005 16:09:57
Wow, miraculously I installed mbmon (after crashing my computer, as
stated previously). Anyway, here we have:
Temp.= 39.0, 201.0, 34.0; Rot.= 2481, 0, 0
Vcore = 1.44, 1.82; Volt. = 3.25, 5.05, 11.31, -11.68, -1.52
Everything look okay to you guys?
- David Shaw
On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 16:02:43 -0800, David Shaw <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Airflow seems to be completely fine on both machines. The air jetting
> out isn't really even warm. The fans are still spinning smoother than
> I can't install mbmon without getting a "page fault trap, code=0". As
> far as I know, this is due to my bad RAM. Is there any way to limit
> RAM usage during compiles, to make it so they don't overload? Myself
> and a few friends (the users of the server) can screen things like
> irssi with no problem, but during compilation the server goes insane.
> I'll try the build a few more times, but I don't it'll work...
> - David Shaw
> On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 15:19:27 -0800 (PST), Hisashi T Fujinaka
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, David Shaw wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I'm having a very weird problem on my NetBSD servers. My RAM seems to
> > > be frying. Two separate servers have had RAM fried (they both fail
> > > memtest now). The only thing the two servers shared were the hdd (I
> > > took it from the first server when it died, and moved it to the new
> > > one) and the power strip (it's behind three separate surge
> > > protectors). The hdd is running NetBSD 2.0...
> > >
> > > I know that this may not be the correct mailing list, but the software
> > > *is* running NetBSD and this mailing list probably contains some of
> > > the smartest computer people out there.
> > > Help would be greatly appreicated so that when I find some motr ram I
> > > don't fry that, too.
> > Make sure there's enough air flowing and you haven't blocked airflow to
> > both machines. Make sure the fans are still turning and the dust in the
> > area hasn't gummed up the bearings.
> > There are also power supply considerations but I won't go into those
> > details.
> > --
> > Hisashi T Fujinaka - firstname.lastname@example.org
> > BSEE(6/86) + BSChem(3/95) + BAEnglish(8/95) + MSCS(8/03) + $2.50 = latte