[CentOS] How to enable EDAC kernel module for checking ECC memory?

Thu Jun 26 11:58:10 UTC 2014
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

On 06/25/14 18:08, Lists wrote:
> In order to support ZFS, we upgraded a backups server with a new, ECC
> motherboard. We're running CentOS 6 with ZFS on Linux, recently patched.
> Now, I want to enable EDAC so we can check for memory errors (and maybe
> PCI errors as well) but so far, repeatedly pounding on the Google hasn't
> yielded exactly what I need to do to enable EDAC.
> One howto was covering PCI and edac, but "modprobe edac_mc" didn't work.
> Here's some information below, How do I get edac up and running? Many
> howtos cover how to use edac-ctl and edac-util, but none seem to cover
> how to determine what module to load into the kernel.
Dumb question: is there something to enable/disenable it in the BIOS?