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Re: Athlon XP - Segmentation fault issues



> Hi all,
>
> Has anyone else experienced problems wehn running Linux on an Athlon XP
> platform?  After a recent hardware upgrade from a motherboard with a VIA
> KT266a chipset to one with a VIA KT333 chipset, I have found that I get
> segmentation faults all over the place.  Processes die with sig 11 every
> few minutes, and don't even think about trying to compile a kernel!  My
> system at work has run for years without a hitch on a Celeron, so I am a
> little diappointed.  If anyone has any suggestions I would be grateful!
> It may be that there is a hardware problem, but other people I know have
> experienced similar problems with Athlon XPs running with VIA KT333
> chipsets.
>
> Hardware:
> AMD Athlon XP 2200+ (Thoroughbred revision A)
> EPoX 8KT5A2+ mainboard.
> 512Mb DDR333 ram
> 100 and 120 gig Western Digital hard disks
> GeForce4 Ti4400 video
> SoundBlaster Live 5.1 sound

I have a couple of machines that don't act hunky dorry on
XP. They have the tendancy to seg fault but it doesn't crash
the system or mess up X so my users never complain.






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