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Re: database corruption

From: "Ian Westmacott" <ianw(at)intellivid(dot)com>
To: "Brennan Stewart" <brennan(at)ideahamster(dot)org>
Cc: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: database corruption
Date: 2005-04-18 01:20:00
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> In your previous emails, you stated that these errors were seen on 
> multiple systems.  Multiple systems, configured identically, with 
> diverse motherboards/hardware or always identical hardware except for 
> the sata/IDE drives?
> 
> I ask, because I noted that you are using the Neo 2 ATX motherboard that 
> has the "dynamic overclocking" feature.  This can cause grave 
> instability in systems when it set to an aggressive setting.  This 
> motherboard is not compatible with low quality ram either.   This 
> motherboard also is prone to heat problems, and requires extra cooling. 
> If you have multiple systems failing, using this motherboard, then that 
> particular model could be the culprit. 

We have seen this using at least one other motherboard besides the Neo 2
ATX.  And (fortunately or unfortunately) we don't use the dynamic
overclocking feature.  Do you know how the RAM incompatibility is
manifest?

Thanks,

	--Ian


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