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Re: [News] Mandriva 2010.0 with KDE4 is Perfect

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Wednesday 18 Nov 2009 15:49 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz pulled this Usenet boner:
>> GPU crashes can be caused for reasons that are not related to software
>> (I have one of the Nvidia cards from the notoriously defective line and I had
>> about 4 GPU crashes in a year and a half).
> Interesting in that regard:
>    http://research.google.com/pubs/pub35162.html
>    DRAM Errors in the Wild: A Large-Scale Field Study
>    http://labs.google.com/papers/disk_failures.pdf
>    Failure Trends in a Large Disk Drive Population
>    http://www.eng.auburn.edu/~vagrawal/TALKS/wang-singleeventupset.pdf
>    Single Event Upset: An Embedded Tutorial

In my latest crash I got a blocky image. I wasn't doing anything unusual, so
it was very random.

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