Excerpts from netnews.comp.os.linux.misc: 5-Sep-95 Re: Segmentation
> >A bad memory simm will cause Segmentation faults. lost 3 nights sleep
> >one !
> Like the original poster, I've been getting seg faults during
> installation of Slackware version of linux 1.2.8. It occurs as soon
> as I enter "setup" and scrolls so that I must reset.
> If bad memory will cause this, is there any way that I can check my
> memory short of replacing it?
> If I try to mount my linux native partition, it says that it cannot
> find a file system, linux or dos, and refuses to mount. However, it is
> only when I try "setup" that I get "segmentation fault" scrolling.
> I'm on a 486 sx 25mHz AST, 4 megs of RAM, 125 meg Quantum IDE, 1.08
> gig EIDE IBM with a 16-bit ISA Bus adapter. I originally had On
> Track's Disk Manager, but removed it when I got the adapter.
> I re-repartitioned my gig HD to set the linux swap at less than 16
> megs as this is what the man calls for. It seems that most posts I
> read ignore this maximum on swap, but I've tried everything to comply
> with the documentation.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
pin SIMMs. I was just wondering if you figured out what the problem was?
Thanks for any info,
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