[CentOS] Lockups with kernel-2.6.32-358.0.1.el6.i686

Fri Mar 8 21:58:43 UTC 2013
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 03/08/2013 09:38 AM, Kwan Lowe wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 8:51 PM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
>> I have 2 of these motherboards (ASUS M5A99X EVO R2.0) that I am using in
>> CentOS development and testing.  I am not seeing this issue .. I have
>> "M5A99X EVO R2.0 BIOS 1503" dated "2013/01/31  update".
>> Do you have the latest BIOS?
> Thank you for your reply.
> Yes, latest BIOS installed. I have 2 of these also with similar
> configurations except for the NIC. One works perfectly the other has
> constant freezes. The working one has a slightly older BIOS so I'm
> thinking of downgrading the giltchy one.
> As far as logging goes, any idea what sort of failures could cause
> such a lockup? I.e., if memory was failing, would the system still be
> able to log? As the mouse is frozen and kernel sysrq has no effect,
> I'm still leaning towards hardware but literally everything except the
> case has been swapped out. (Well.. let me qualify that.. Everything
> but the 64GB SSD drive has been swapped but it seemed unlikely that a
> drive failure could cause such a lockup. Incorrect assumption?)

The board has a couple of buttons on it to find the best memory timings,

The button is labeled Memory OK! .. and is on the top right corner of
the board.

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