[ardour-dev] 6 tracks of 800MB each, is editing supposed to be slow?

Tommi Sakari Uimonen tuimonen at cc.hut.fi
Sat Feb 21 01:14:50 PST 2004

Yes it was a good idea to run memtest86, since it didn't pass the tests.
So I looked into my bios setup and found out that memory timing was set
to 'Turbo' and that caused the memtest errors. Setting it back to
'Normal' was the cure.

> If a machine starts to behave flakily, rebooting to run memtest86 is the
> first thing I do.  I have found several bad DIMM sticks this way.  And
> if your machine passes the memtest86 tests, you can start trying to
> diagnose OS or software problems with good confidence that you hve ruled
> out one possible source of problems.


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