[TriLUG] Sunfire x4140 issues
bdmc at buadh-brath.com
Wed Jun 26 18:22:29 EDT 2013
On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 06:13:21PM -0400, Zac Durham wrote:
> Almost. There are two versions of that model number- B2 and B3. Might want
> to run cpuinfo or similar tool get the part number.
Unfortunately, because of the Hypertransport sync flood error, I can
only seem to get into the machine once every 10 boots or so. ( perhaps
> I mention all of this not because I'm convinced it's your problem, but
> because your original post did conjure up memories of random lockups, boot
> errors, automatic reboots and so forth which were common with some TLB
> affected cpus. B2's are bad, bad, news. I tried everything- different RAM,
> PSU, motherboard, every BIOS option under the sun... I eventually heaved
> them in the trash in favor 6 core Istanbuls.
I appreciate the thoughts.
Let me pursue this.
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