Subject: Re: nVidia motherboards?
To: Frank van der Linden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Richard Rauch <email@example.com>
Date: 10/18/2003 16:20:05
On Sat, Oct 18, 2003 at 10:47:31PM +0200, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 18, 2003 at 03:41:41PM -0500, Richard Rauch wrote:
> > I tried three ways of booting:
> > * Old 1.6 i386 install on the hard drive.
> > * Quite recent i386 -current.
> > * The 20031005 snapshop of AMD64.
> > They all gave varying and strange results. Since I was on a local console,
> > I had to manually transcribe the errors. Here are some of them:
> Unfortunately, it sounds like you have a hardware problem there. I'm always
> willing to take some blame, but both NetBSD/i386 and NetBSD/amd64 failing
> in mysterious ways is just too much :) Memory is always the first thing to
> check. Your options may be:
Yes. I suppose I shouldn't resist the notion so much, since it's all new and
under warranty. Just replace bits and try again. (^&
> * load 'failsafe' defaults in the BIOS (if you have those)
> * try different memory module(s), or perhaps just one module
> if you're currently working with more.
> * if you think the IDE interface is suspect, try booting
> from floppy and see if that consistently works
I should have tried the failsafe settings, I guess.
I can't test any of them at the moment. Tomorrow, I think...
"I probably don't know what I'm talking about." http://www.olib.org/~rkr/