On Thu, Jul 06, 2000 at 06:32:49PM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Jul 2000, Thomas Stromberg wrote:
> > 'panic: RAM parity error, likely hardware failure.'
> > This one had me confused at first, because it blamed a RAM parity
> > error. As this is a brand new machine (Gateway GP-800), so I first thought
> > I got a bad batch. Then I realized this only happens with apps that try to
> > do sound stuff.
> This is a known problem with all PCI sound cards. It happens most
> often with ECC ram, but it also happens without. What kind of NIC do you
> have, and specifically, is it a PCI card or ISA? We're trying to track
> that bit down too.
I see it with:
mike@gurgle:~$ dmesg | grep vr0
vr0: <VIA VT3043 Rhine I 10/100BaseTX> port 0xb000-0xb07f mem 0xdf800000-0xdf80007f
irq 10 at device 10.0 on pci0
The machine does have ECC ram. If you need more, let me know and I'll give
you what you need...
Mike Bristow, seebitwopie
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