[CentOS] segfaults with 8 gig of ram

tblader tblader at flambeau.com
Thu Mar 29 13:44:51 UTC 2007

Dave K wrote:
> I know this won't help the original poster right away, but I'm
> wondering if what's needed is a memory test that not only spins
> through the memory but also does DMA transfers back and forth to a
> disk, and/or other similar functions.  It might also be useful to have
> a second thread   exercising the cpu core(s) to "heat things up".
> These are some of the things different between running memtest86 and
> running the OS and doing "something".

Good point.  Memtest86 didn't find any problems for the 6 or so passes
it made when running the 8gig in dual channel.  Someone also mentioned
memtest86 doesn't run the cpu in 64bit mode.


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