In swapper task - not syncing
rpasupathy at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 2 08:35:24 PDT 2000
Yes. We bought three sticks and it happens on all the nodes where I put
these in. I am ready to believe that it is a compatibility problem between
the RAM and the MOBO. The interesting thing is that other sticks with the
same exact specs (but different size and brand name) work perfectly. Also,
how do I check before I buy my memory if it will be compatible with my MOBO.
I am using an ASUS P2BD. Thank you for your help.
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> Namaste, Raghu
> > Kernel panic: Attempted to kill the idle task!
> > In swapper task - not syncing
> > It is clearly a RAM issue since the node was running perfectly until I
> > the new 512MB piece in.
> we've seen this under several circumstances:
> 1. telling linux there's more than actually present
> 2. trying to run 22.14-5 (RH6.2 stock kernel on 750MHz & higher
> 3. bad ram
> you may have the last problem (3)
> whether it's the stick itself or its compatibility with the
> i think the kernel allocates the highest memory to the stack,.
> hence the crash while booting
> has this happened with several machines and several sticks of
> arthur m coucouvitis ATIPA Linux Solutions, Inc.
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