It was just a hunch. I've seen problems in the past with onboard devices
acting weirdly which were caused by changing the ram mode from
single-channel to dual-channel, usually because someone has stuck an
extra dimm in for the first time. But this makes no sense at all!
I presume the new ram specs are matched to the mobo? (silly question)
Niall O Broin wrote:
> On 11 Jun 2008, at 15:38, Daniel McInerney wrote:
>>> Yeah, it's an onboard Broadcom 4400 network card
>> and the RAM is running in dual channel mode. But
>> it has been running with 2gigs of RAM without any
>> problem for the past couple of years. Tho' I'll check
>> the version of the driver that's installed.
>>>> Nick: When I boot the machine with only the new RAM, the
>> same problem arises.
>> Well, that shoots down my clashing memory address hypothesis. The box
> has 2G of RAM and runs fine, but fails with the additional 2G of RAM,
> whether that RAM is the only RAM in the box, or is with the old RAM. So
> it seems fairly conclusive that the RAM per se is causing the problem.
> Padraig - why did you ask about dual channel mode? Presumably you're
> following a trail.
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