64 bit doesn't like me

Paul S paulatgm at gmail.com
Mon Nov 10 18:34:24 UTC 2008

Mark Haney said the following on 11/10/2008 09:22 AM:
> 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.
>> regards,
> Hmm, what are your specs?  I'll assume it's 64-bit capable, since you 

Nothing special, just a dell E1505 laptop with Intel Core 2 Duo (which 
is supposed to support 64-bit).

> 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.

No it's just 2GB RAM.

> (dmesg output would be really helpful here if possible)

I don't see any error messages in dmesg, nor any of the logs.

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