[RC5] Checking a bad proc..

Brad T. bradtod at rocketmail.com
Wed Jan 8 23:12:19 EST 2003


sounds like a divx problem, could be needing a better codec


--- aSe <aSe at SysFail.com> wrote:
> To be more clear, The proc does not crash. It displays video and
> pictures wrong, adding blockish looking distortion to the images and
> video plays really odd. I probably should just junk it, new one is
> only ~50 dollars. Just i was trying to decide if I should whip up a
> box using a cheap ECS board, some old pc133 ram, and a Hd laying
> around. Use it for mp3 playing and dnetc or actually spend some money
> on a new proc, DDR, and motherboard.
> 
> anyway... thanks for the feedback/help all..
> Gordon Keesler [aSe at SysFail.com]
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> [mailto:owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net]On Behalf Of dan carter
> Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2003 3:16 AM
> To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> Subject: Re: [RC5] Checking a bad proc..
> 
> 
> aSe wrote:
> 
> >A friend of mine had a dual 1400+ athlon system. The pump running
> the water cooling died and damaged both procs. They work fine, and
> even boot up unless u try to watch videos or view jpeg files.
> >
> I don't see how they can run at full load with dnetc for 24hours, but
> 
> crash under the tiny load of viewing jpeg files.
> 
> >So, long story short. Is there any way to test the procs with dnet's
> client and see if the core it selects is working right. 
> >
> dnetc -test
> 
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