On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 09:00:39AM -0700, Dino Vliet wrote: > Dear bsd people, > > I have this amd64 system running freebsd 6.1 with 1 GB > of RAM and everything worked very well. Then I've > added some more ram, 2 gb extra, to be precise and > aft first it seemd everything worked fine. I could > load larger files and my java apps didn't give me > out-of -memory problems anymore. > > But everytime I want to upgrade my ports or compile a > new kernel, the machine would freeze and the only way > to go was to use the reset button. I don't like the > look of that. > > Has anyone had similar experiences? I've had two 512MB > corsair memory banks, and added two 1GB banks (oem). > > I find it really strange that I can use the bigger RAM > but compiling gives problems. Could it also be that > the banks could be attached better in my motherboard? > > What should I do now? Continue using it, without > portupgrading or compiling a new kernel or ask a new > pair of banks at the store?
I would start by making a memtest86 bootable disk/CD and let it run ovenight, myself. -- Unix is very simple, but it takes a genius to understand the simplicity. (Dennis Ritchie) _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"