[CentOS] EDAC Kernel Panic 2.6.9-78 and above

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Mon Oct 19 23:09:51 UTC 2009


Chris Miller wrote:

> Thoughts?

Check your bios/system event log for any indication that it
is logging memory errors? Most modern server class motherboards
(past 5 years) do this, though not always reliably.

I've also had trouble with memtest86 myself, I prefer to run
ctcs:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/va-ctcs/

The software is really old and is picky what you build it on,
if I recall right I could only get it to build on RHEL/CentOS 4
not 5 (though the binaries work fine on 5).

It does a good torture test which in my experience can find
problems faster than memtest86(which can take days).

nate




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