Re: random errors with bzip2

From: André Dahlqvist (
Date: Tue Jun 19 2001 - 11:11:48 EST

Rodrigo Ventura <> wrote:

> - it could be a memory problem, but if it were, lots of kernel
> oops were expected, right?

This certainly sounds like a memory problem. I experienced almost the same
behaviour with a box some years ago, and it turned out to be memory. The
kernel didn't oops, and I actually had to run several kernel compiles at
the same time to have gcc die.

Try memtest86 on the suspect box.


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