tenzero at iinet.net.au
Mon Apr 7 15:03:16 WST 2008
As others have indicated it is likely you have a hardware failure.
It is not normal behaviour for memtest to just lockup and require a hard
I have experienced this same crash due to faulty L2 cache - my fault for
using a slightly high CPU voltage.
There are options in memtest for you to disable CPU cache and see if the
problem goes away.
If it is a faulty CPU cache, you may be able to disable the L2 cache in
the bios just to get you running until you get a replacement CPU.
David Dartnall wrote:
> Hi all,
> Not importamt I guess, but I'm interested...
> Running memtest86+ from the boot options in gutsy results in action
> ceasing at test #3 with no response from keyboard or mouse. - esc for
> reboot does nothing etc... Is this normal behaviour (have to switch
> the computer off & start again), and is the process finished at this
> Dave Dartnall
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