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Re: Memory Issues with 2.4.14-xfs

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Subject: Re: Memory Issues with 2.4.14-xfs
From: Robert Sander <ml-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 11:41:59 +0000 (UTC)
Organization: Epigenomics AG
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On Thu, 24 Jan 2002 19:54:14 +0000 (UTC),
 Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> I cannot speak for people running athlon processors with DRI in the 
> kernel, looks like there is definitely a memory corruption issue on that
> configuration which has the potential for having eaten a couple of
> filesystems.

This could be the AMD Athlon CPU bug recently "discovered". Adding
"mem=nopentium" to the kernel commandline should help.
See also http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=02/01/24/1910227

Robert Sander
Computer Scientist                                       Epigenomics AG
Bioinformatics R&D        www.epigenomics.com         Kastanienallee 24
+493024345330                                              10435 Berlin

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