Redhat 8.0 -- PE600SC -- Kernel panic: CPU context corrupt

Emil Pedersen emilp at update.uu.se
Fri Mar 28 04:28:00 CST 2003


David Gibbs wrote:
> 
> "Seth Mos" <knuffie at xs4all.nl> wrote in message
> news:4.3.2.7.2.20030327162403.03c206e0 at pop.xs4all.nl...
> > >I concur with that ... but how do I convince Dell?
> > Convincing the techs is always challenging but they do a lot better then
> > desktop helpline.
> 
> Well, Dell doesn't care that memtest86 reports a failure ... all they care
> about is the fact that their diagnostic reports no failure.
> 
> So, I downloaded the floppy version of their diagnostic and I'll run it
> continously until it fails ... or a few hours pass, whichever comes first.

If you can afford the downtime I would recomend increasing the test time
to a few days (unless it reports error earlier).  I've had memtest86
report additional (first err occured first pass) errors long during pass
30, leaving the test over night(s).

Best regards,
	Emil




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