[svlug] Box frozen, then won't reboot.

Jeremy Zawodny Jeremy at Zawodny.com
Sun Jul 14 17:40:15 PDT 2002

On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 01:34:02AM +0200, Jean-Marc Libs wrote:
> I guess the HD is mostly OK (maybe some fsck required), and either
> the Ram burned in the excessive heat, or the motherboard prevents
> proper access to it. Or something else.
> Trying to boot on a linux BBC on choice 1 (simple boot, no framebuffer)
> displays the following:
> ----------------------
> Partition check:
>   hda: .... <everything OK here> ...
> RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address 0b413bbc
> current->tss.cr3 = 00101000, %cr3 = 00101000

Yeah, you've got bad ram now.  I had something like that hit a few
months ago.  I replaced the 512MB DIMM and it was back to normal.  Of
course, it was Micron/Crucial RAM, so I can get it replaced under
warranty. :-)

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