[CentOS] segfaults with 8 gig of ram

Thu Mar 22 13:24:44 UTC 2007
Peter Kjellstrom <cap at nsc.liu.se>

On Thursday 22 March 2007, Stephen Harris wrote:
> > I have run memtest86 (from Knoppix 5.1) all night long on the
> > 8 gig of ram and it comes up OK.  In the past, we have found
> > problematic Corsair ram this way.  This 8 gig seems to be
> > OK as far as memtest thinks.
> >
> > Today I will begin removing ram and testing to see what
> > happens.  Does anyone have some ideas what might be the
> > problem?  All the other five boxes with Corsair ram work
> > fine.
> Is this the only box with 8Gb RAM?  Do the others have smaller amounts?
> Is the motherboard and BIOS the same?  Are you running the same kernel?
> Is the machine stable if you run it with mem=1024M on the kernel options
> line (so limitting it to 1Gb RAM).  Do you need the hugemem kernel?

He's on x86_64, no need for hugemem.

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