Re: Probable PCIE prob

From: Alistair John Strachan
Date: Sun Apr 29 2007 - 10:22:20 EST

On Saturday 28 April 2007 20:53:37 Syren Baran wrote:
> Hi,
> i got a problem with the combination of an Asrock AM2NF4G-SATA2
> mainboard with a Radeon X1900 (chip 1002,724b) graphics
> card. /i386/pci/mmconfig.c reports a buggy bios (e0000000 is not
> E820-reserved). System crashes only happen when viewing films (neither
> xine nor mplayer run with root privileges) and independent of video
> drivers (framebuffer, vesa and fglrx). Logs dont show any anomalies
> before crashing. Anybody got a clue?

This is a pretty bizarre crash. It might be a hardware problem. Try running a
load intensive task, something that heats your CPU up, for a long period. See
if it lasts longer than 30 minutes..

Another thing you could try doing was eliminating X completely, by using
mplayer on a vesafb console..


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