[CentOS] debugging RAM issues

Ross Walker rswwalker at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 14:07:06 EDT 2012


On Mar 13, 2012, at 12:50 PM, Alan McKay <alan.mckay at gmail.com> wrote:

> Back about 3 months ago I took this system down and removed all the RAM,
> and stuck individual chips into it and booted it, testing each chip on its
> own.   At that time every single one of them worked!   But I'm about to try
> this again to see what happens.   Back then I also ran memtest86 for some
> time and it seemed OK too.

It could be a bad physical RAM slot on the motherboard. Try filling the slots one at a time (or two if paired) until you hit the problem slot.

-Ross



More information about the CentOS mailing list