[CentOS] debugging RAM issues

Tue Mar 13 17:03:10 UTC 2012
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 11:50 AM, 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.

I've seen systems where it took 3 or 4 days for memtest86 to catch an
error (i.e. just over a weekend wasn't long enough).

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com