D-Link switch and ecc-memory.

Thomas Lovie tlovie at cr434095-a.glph1.on.wave.home.com
Tue Jan 16 14:33:13 EST 2001


Regarding spurious bit-flips in memory, Greg Lindahl writes:

> Josip neglected to mention that he is at sea level. If you are at a higher
> altitude, you will see more errors.
>

Really, why would this be the case?  Surely the boiling temperature of water
would have nothing to do with it.  Would the relative amount of atmosphere
that high energy electro-magnetic radiation has to go through be the
dominating effect here?  Is it radiation that causes these errors anyways?

Tom Lovie.


_______________________________________________
Beowulf mailing list
Beowulf at beowulf.org
http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf



More information about the Beowulf mailing list