On Sun, Sep 5, 2010 at 3:24 PM, Michael Conry <michael.conry at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there an advantage to running it from the Install CD?
None really, if you already ran a memtest, that is good enough. I
would still try to remove one of the ram sticks and run some more
test. I had a server like this which started showing defective RAM
only when tested one after the other.
> Notwithstanding this, the system ran for over 4 years without such
> crashes, so it seems to me something changed (fault, software, ???)
Well, I would try again to install the previous ubuntu which worked,
just to rule this as a hardware fault or not. Also, I would possibly
try to update its bios, possibly using freedos if you cannot upgrade
directly on boot.
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