[CentOS] debugging RAM issues
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Tue Mar 13 18:15:36 UTC 2012
on 3/13/2012 11:07 AM Ross Walker spake the following:
> 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.
It could also be a power supply problem... Add memory load, and a bit of heat,
and voltage drops a bit...
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