This is a discussion on Re: sata io freeze, 2.6.18 and also 2.6.24 - Kernel ; --- Luis Sousa escreveu: > > --- Luis Sousa escreveu: > > > --- Jeff Garzik escreveu: > > > > > Luis Sousa wrote: > > > > I've been having consistent hard system freezes for a > > ...
--- Luis Sousa
> --- Luis Sousa
> > --- Jeff Garzik
> > > Luis Sousa wrote:
> > > > I've been having consistent hard system freezes for a
> > > > long time, every 2 days or so, and finally decided to
> > > > move to the most recent stable kernel. Unfortunatelly
> > > > that didn't fix it. The freezes seem to be io-related;
> > > > they started since I moved my drive to sata. They seem
> > > > to happen mostly when there's an io-intensive operation,
> > > > like extracting a big archive; a reboot is needed.
> > >
> > > We need more info, namely full 'dmesg', 'lspci -v', and your kernel config.
> > >
> > > Also, make /sure/ you are not running closed-source modules known to
> > > crash the system, like ndiswrapper or nvidia graphics driver.
> > >
> > > Jeff
> > I'm quite sure.
It seems I have a failing RAM problem. I ran memtest86+ and got lots of
errors in test #7 (random number sequence), in the whole address space.
Looks like that might be the cause of the lockups and also some weird
kernel oops'es which I've been experiencing.
I'll try fixing that and if it still keeps crashing, I'll be in touch.
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