[CentOS] EDAC Kernel Panic 2.6.9-78 and above

Chris Miller centos2 at scratchspace.com
Tue Oct 20 21:36:56 UTC 2009

nate wrote:

> 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.

Nothing in the logs, it's a Supermicro X7DVL-E (fyi).

> I've also had trouble with memtest86 myself, I prefer to run
> ctcs:
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/va-ctcs/

README.FIRST scares me. Server is 70 miles away, not feeling really
good about this. I ran memtest86+ last night for 6+ hours and it
came back clean.

> 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).

I just booted the binary from the memtest site under Grub, it worked


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