John Alvord wrote:
> The very first thing you will hear is run it without overclocking and
> see if you can duplicate the problem. Linux pushes systems a lot
> harder then any Windows environment. john
> On Sat, 06 Mar 1999 22:38:15 -0500, Robert Gash
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> >I just purchased a new Abit BX6-2.0 motherboard, and a Celeron 300A as well as
> >64mb of PC100 SDRAM. After installation of the goods (I upgraded from an Epox
> >P55-TV, Cyrix 6x86, and 80mb EDO) I rebooted into Linux and immediatley noticed
> >2.2.1-ac5 giving a protection error when it did a partition check. Logically, I
> >thought that something in my kernel wasn't going to work w/ my new hardware,
> >therefore I downloaded the latest Debian rescue disk and went to work.
> >To make a long story short: my machine would reboot every time it started
> >services of some sort (most notable at the point where it does something with
> >the PCI bus and ISA pnp). Seeing as this was a consistent lockup point, I
> >removed all but the most essential services (basically everything but the
> >swapping stuff and FSCK). This made the system boot, however, it appears that
> >after a certain amount of time (no longer than 7 minutes) the box just reboots.
> >It appears to be a hard reboot of some sort, but I can't pinpoint it because the
> >screen is just wisked away (no kernel logs, no panics on the screen, just a nice
> >reboot). I have not been able to re-compile a kernel to see if I can fix it
> >since I reboot so quickly.
> >Does anyone know what I can do to fix this? The machine runs stably for HOURS
> >in windows with no errors or reboots at all, and when I look at the temperatures
> >in the temperature utility the motherboard came with the temperatures are
> >perfectly acceptable within the case (about 95F). I should note that this is a
> >Celeron 300A overclocked to 450mhz (100mhz FSB) running a core voltage of 2.2v.
> >However, I know this is not the problem because I have run the hell out of it
> >(prime95, RC5-DES, photoshop gaussian blur on a 100mb file, mp3 streaming while
> >working, etc.) and it has never given me an error in Windows.
> >Does anyone know how I can fix this behavior? I have noticed that the 2.0.36
> >boot disk will run fine forever it seems, but when I'm using the harddrives it
> >reboots (I mount the HD's when I just boot from the disk, and it seems fine).
> >I've tried all of the kernels I have (2.0.36, 2.1.132, 2.2.1-ac5) and none of
> >them seem to be able to fix my problem. ANY insight into this matter is GREATLY
> >apperciated, as I need my machine to make the presentation to the local LUG on
> >Wednesday night.
> >You can check out specs for the motherboard at www.abit-usa.com , I have the
> >BX6-2.0 model and I HAVE flashed up to the latest BIOS (Feb 1999).
> John Alvord
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