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Old 08-12-06, 06:12 PM   #11
nukem
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Default Re: Crashing when SMP enabled

I had a similar problem with my setup. I found that by disabling any parts of the mother board that I did not use helped alot. So for example I disabled the nvidia ethernet card(I use the marvel one) and Sil SATA controller(I use the nvida one). What I was finding is that the problem really comes down to a timing issue. It seems the system speeds up the clock under load. Try compiling something and look at your time(make sure you can see seconds). I put ntp on my system and all seems to be fine. O one more thing it was more of a problem on older kernels(like yours) im on the latest(2.6.17.8) and its fine.
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