[discuss] [PATCH] AMD Family 10h revision B2 Erratum 298 and L2 Eviction Bug Workaround

Andi Kleen ak at suse.de
Fri Dec 14 12:42:18 CET 2007


On Fri, Dec 14, 2007 at 06:33:39AM -0500, Chris wrote:
> No, I am not 100% sure.  All I know is that this is by far the most
> problematic machine I have ever dealt with, and this patch is my only
> alternative.  It consistently hangs under a load (compilation).  The

Not always, but often when #298 occurs you should end up with machine
check resulting in a panic.  This means if you have a PS/2 keyboard connected
the keyboard lights will blink or if you can see the console
(serial or not running X) there will be a machine check panic message.
>From your symptoms it might be something else too. I assume you did
run memtest86

-Andi



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