[CentOS] Intel SE7210TP1-E giving memory errors

Wed Dec 7 08:55:51 UTC 2011
John Hodrien <J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk>

On Mon, 5 Dec 2011, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:

> Vreme: 12/05/2011 12:00 PM, John R Pierce piše:
>> On 12/05/11 2:57 AM, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
>>> Download Hiren's BootCD and use bundled Memory Test if your way is
>>> complicated.
>> that won't do much to detect soft ECC errors, will it?
> They are (there are 4-5 apps) checking various patterns in memory (write
> then read), and you can run it for a longer period of time.
> As for ECC errors I can not say, I never ever used ECC memory or got
> familiar with it.

In my limited experience, if you can disable ECC in your BIOS, memtest is just
as good at spotting errors on ECC as non-ECC.  With ECC enabled, you'll need
seriously messed up ECC before it'll be detected.