[linux-dvb] random memory corruptions with asus p7131 (Re: asus p7131 vs ZDF?)

Soeren Sonnenburg dvb-ml at nn7.de
Sun Oct 14 18:30:03 CEST 2007


On Fri, 2007-10-12 at 02:49 +0200, hermann pitton wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Am Freitag, den 12.10.2007, 02:24 +0200 schrieb Oliver Endriss:
> > Soeren Sonnenburg wrote:
> > > I am unfortunately 100% sure that it is caused by the saa7146 driver, as
> > > I have an uptime of over a week now that it is not loaded (but the card
> > > is still in the slot, yeah and I did memory tests for 18 passes -
> > > nothing).
> > 
> > Could you please try the patch posted in
> > http://linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2007-October/021042.html
> > 
> > and report whether it fixes your problem?
> > 
> > CU
> > Oliver
> > 
> 
> Mauro also discovered a problem with SMP machines and the saa7134 driver
> i did never hit on UP stuff.
> 
> Soeren, in case of dual processors or hyperthreading you might try what
> Mauro used to come around it, not sure if it is in latest v4l-dvb.

The problem is, that this is a rather old UP machine machine, no fancy
dual/quad core nor anything special at all...

Soeren



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