Monthly Archives: April 2018

General (not-so-)mini-post 2

This is another update on what I am doing right now. In the previous post I mentioned some of my hardware issues. While I had solved some of the crashes by replacing the processor, it turned out that that was not the only issue plaguing my computer. Even after replacing my processor, my computer still crashed, and analysing the logs and crash dumps suggested the exact same problem (affecting bits 31, 39 and 47), this time affecting my RAM. Note that previously, I was not able to find any evidence of anomalous values in memory (which suggested to me that it was a processor or cache fault), but the new dumps do show the anomalous values saved in RAM.

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