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Old 06-03-2007, 06:50 AM   #1
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Question memory upgrade problem Toshiba P100-194 opensuse


I have 2 identical 1GB DDR2 667MHz PC2-5300 RAM memory sticks I want to use with my laptop Toshiba P 100-194 with opensuse 10.2
There are no problems when booting with one stick (1GB), but using both (2GB) it has its troubles. I can't boot at all with the default boot option, but I noticed with the failsafe option it boots but I won't have networking. After try and error I reduced the necessary parameters to acpi=off nosmp to add to the default option to get it working BUT STILL NO NETWORKING!
Please help me to resove the issue!
 
Old 06-03-2007, 07:16 AM   #2
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Have you verified both sticks actually work by trying to use each of them alone? It could always be the second one is bad.
 
Old 06-04-2007, 01:11 AM   #3
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I exchanged the sticks to see if it would make any difference (even the probability is very low since the bios recognizes both and they r bootable under winXP and opensuse failsafe) and vola the other one is working to by its own - no difference at all! Both r from the same manufacturer (Corsair) since I bought them both at the same time.
 
  


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