Archived from groups: alt.comp.periphs.mainboard.abit (More info?)
Steve Morris wrote:
> I have just upgraded my motherboard from a asrcok k7s8xe to your Abit
> KV7 motherboard.
> I am running an AMD 3200XP barton processor (400mhz fsb) and 2 sticks
> of 512mb pc3200 memory. These were the components running in the
> asrock motherboard.
> I am also running an 80gb HDD attached to IDE1 and a dvd burner
> attached to IDE2 and an ATI 9800PRO graphics card. All this is
> running via a 400w ATX PSU.
> I am trying to install microsoft windows xp. I keep getting a Stop
> Error (blue screen) with a description of BAD_POOL_CALLER. I have
> tried another hard drive and the message appears the same.
> I can boot up from the XP disk. Get to the point I have created and
> formatted a partition and after about 2% to 5% of the initial files
> are copied the Stop Error appears.
> I have tried a different hard drive with the same results.
> Although the stop error always appears - sometimes I can boot up to
> the partition page and leave the computer sitting there doing nothing
> for several minutes and the same stop error appears!
> I have ensured the CMOS is clear with all defaults loaded.
> I have reinstalled everything to my asrock motherboard and
> reformatted the hard drive etc with no problems.
> Any help would be most appreciated.
> Many thanks