On Mon, 2009-03-23 at 22:22 -0400, C Linus Hicks wrote: > On Mon, 2009-03-23 at 00:39 -0400, Ross Walker wrote: > > > This seems it may be a bad memory issue. When star is running it is > > causing a lot of io to be cached putting pressure on regions of memory > > that might otherwise go unused. > > > > Think about running a memtest first or just swap the memory out for > > other memory completely compatible with your chipset since memory is > > probably cheaper then your time is these days. > > > > You can always test that memory offline and if it's ok redeploy it > > otherwise a memtest on a machine with a large memory could take days. > > > > -Ross > > So I ran memtest86 v1.65 for about 12 hours completing five passes on > 8GB with no errors. I believe my memory is good. > > Linus Just FYI, I will be away until 3/31.