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glen at antefacto.com
Tue Nov 20 14:41:06 GMT 2001
On Tue, 2001-11-20 at 14:36, Vincent Cunniffe wrote:
> > NMI:Parity Check/Memory Parity Error
> NMI = Non maskable interrupt - a hardware level event which is of paramount
> importance and needs the attention of the system immediately.
> Parity error - occurs when the hardware has detected corruption in the
> physical memory installed in the system, indicating that the memory is
> damaged, that it has become physically detached, or that some other part
> of the system is causing errors of such magnitude that it is disrupting
> the main communications bus in the machine. Heat would be one guess, but
> as you didn't specify what hardware we're talking about, we don't know.
Could also be cosmic rays hey kate.
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