[Beowulf] Tyan 2466 crashes, no obvious reason why

Alvin Oga alvin at Mail.Linux-Consulting.com
Fri Sep 3 15:33:50 EDT 2004


hi ya

when these problems occurs ... ( in identical systems built out of the
same batch of mb, cpu, mem, disks ) ... we usually just swap
the memory sticks .. the problem tend to follow the memory stick
	( always good to have spare parts floating around :-)

memtest's reliability is teh equivalent of "the purfect hamburger
you might get at McDonalds" ( memtest is worthless as far as the folks
that sell memory sticks is concerned ... don't mention memtest, and they
will probably replace the bad memory ... mentioning it will get us laughed
out of the rma process )

c ya
alvin


On Fri, 3 Sep 2004, David Mathog wrote:

> One of 20 identical nodes containing
> 
> Tyan 2466
> Single Athlon MP 2200+
> 1GB ECC memory
> 
> is starting to flake out.

..


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