[CentOS] Memtest86+ running time

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Wed Nov 3 18:03:28 EDT 2010


On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 2:47 PM, Keith Roberts <keith at karsites.net> wrote:
> I have run one full test and got no errors on the memory
> module. Is it worth keeping it running overnight, just to
> see if temperature changes will afect the test?

I had a system that started crashing randomly. I ran memtest overnight
(about 10 hrs) but it did not report any errors. Next time I extended
the run to 18 hrs or so and finally saw errors.  Replacing the RAM
solved the crash problem. So, I would recommend running memtest for
one full day.

Akemi


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