[linux-audio-user] CPU clock - beware

tim hall tech at glastonburymusic.org.uk
Sat Jul 24 21:26:13 EDT 2004

Last Saturday 24 July 2004 13:40, robin fell was like:
> On Sat, 2004-07-24 at 13:21, tim hall wrote:
> > Well, I'm running at 100MHz x 6 right now.
> > I take full responsibility for my actions.
> > Are there any signs I should watch out for?
> if at all possible, you should run memtest86 (or similar) for a few
> hours to ensure the memory performance hasn't suffered.  i keep a
> memtest86 on my grub boot menu at all times.
> the poor man's test would be to stress the hell outta your box with lots
> of heavy lifting - perhaps recompiling the kernel over, and over, and
> over again to see if strange gcc errors occur.  such strange errors are
> usually an indication of an unhappy cpu or memory.

Well, memtest86 sounds easy enough.


tim hall

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