RE: NForce2 pseudoscience stability testing (2.6.0-test11)

From: b@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Thu Dec 04 2003 - 04:02:08 EST

This is the nature of this problem. I have seen reports
it can hold out for sometimes a week.

We need patches to try on 2.6 and 2.4 bad.

Craig Bradney wrote
>Ok folks..
>first crash here.. complete lockup. No idea how related it was to
> the ones others are experiencing.
>Uptime at that point was 5 days 8:07.
>I was just running an emerge sync on Gentoo. I had been away
>from the PC
>for a few hours (it had been recompiling mozilla in that time)
>but I had
>woken it up for at least 20 mins before the crash.
>So now the uptime run has died.. is there anything people want me
> to test re kernel config?
>I'm running round 80 wire IDE cables btw.
>On Thu, 2003-12-04 at 06:37, b@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> Allen Martin wrote:
>> >Also are people who are having problems using rounded or flat
>> >cables? It's
>> >possible the problem could be related to DMA CRC errors.
>> >Switching to flat
>> >cables can help with that.
>> >
>> >-Allen
>> I'm using the one that came with the board, flat 80 wire. It
>> works under extreme stress in Windows 2000. It doesnt work
>> in Linux.
>> (I generated millions of interrupts from IDE and network
>> (dual gigabit) in Windows 2000 on this very hardware for
>> 3 days - thats why I came to the LKML, I did an empirical
>> test that indicated Linux, and did some reading and others
>> have had similar problems.)

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