64 bit doesn't like me
mhaney at ercbroadband.org
Mon Nov 10 14:22:44 UTC 2008
Paul S wrote:
> It seems 64-bit doesn't like something on my pc.
> I've tried it 3 times (earlier versions of Ubuntu up to hardy.1) and
> same result .. it freezes about once per day. I have no such problems
> on 32-bit, so have gone back each time.
> Is there any way to figure out what the problem is? I'd like to file a
> bug, but have no way to know where.
Hmm, what are your specs? I'll assume it's 64-bit capable, since you
did get it to install and run (sort of). My guess is, it's a kernel
issue, possibly, or, if you have >=4GB RAM the RAM on the upper end of
the range is bad (or maybe needs reseating). 32-bit won't see all 4GB so
that might be the culprit.
(dmesg output would be really helpful here if possible)
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