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RE: FC2 and Via Epia



Same here, BIOS is the latest (1.13) and every memtest runs till the end like a charm.
I also had a RH9 running for almost a year without probs, and just installed a FC1 without probs. Seems 2.6.x doesnt like Epia. :/

I will stay with FC1 and wait for FC3. ;)

Thanks for the response!

Bye,
Andy.


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From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com
[mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com]On Behalf Of Andy Green
Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 2004 12:46 PM
To: For users of Fedora Core releases
Subject: Re: FC2 and Via Epia


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On Wednesday 19 May 2004 11:37, Dave Jones wrote:

> This one is puzzling (its in bugzilla already, though I don't have
> the number to hand). It only seems to affect certain users, and the
> only thing we've established so far is that it seems to be a motherboard
> (or BIOS) problem rather than CPU related.

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=120685

I updated the BIOS radically, from a very old vintage to the latest when I 
first met the problem, it had no effect.

2.6.5-1.327 boots on it, but no later kernel does.  However, even with that I 
have stability problems, the board will not stay up for more than 48 hours.  
It is NOT heat, I can hold my hand on the passive heatsink just fine... and 
although I would be happy to entertain the idea of a flaky board, this exact 
setup has been living under my TV for a year or so on 24/7 for months at a 
time with zero crashes.  This was on RH9 with 2.4 kernel and then FC1 
retrofitted with an early Arjan 2.6 test kernel.

- -Andy

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