Subject: Re: Turtle Beach Santa Cruz sound card
To: None <>
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?St=E9phane?= Witzmann <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/28/2005 01:18:39
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:

> Stéphane Witzmann <> writes:
>> I removed all the RAM modules, and put the only one that has been working
>> flawlessly with this machine until now. That fixed the warm boot
>> problems. I booted Knoppix then NetBSD (warm boot), it didn't fix the
>> sound problem this time. I think I am gonna fix my mainboard/RAM problems
>> before trying to do anything else.
> Is this the kind of boot that stores the dram contents in a
> hibernation partition on disk?  If so, is that partition still big
> enough to hold all of it after you added the extra dram?  It almost
> sounds like it isn't, or the bios isn't storing all the dram contents
> for some other reason.
> I recall looking into adding more dram to an old laptop a few years
> ago and there wasn't any documentation that I could find for the
> format of the hibernation partition or how to create it without using
> the manufacturer's "rescue" CD that started out by erasing the whole
> disk.
> -wolfgang

Thanks, but that's not it. I've tested all the memory modules I have on two
identical mainboards. According to memtest86, mine only works with one
specific 256 MB module and fails with all the others. The other mainboard
worked fine with every module, including the brand new ones I bought this