FW: Scyld Nodes Freezing w/ SMP (fwd)
Lombard, David N
david.n.lombard at intel.com
Mon Nov 17 10:08:41 EST 2003
From: Alvin Oga [mailto:alvin at Mail.Linux-Consulting.com]
> > Instead of guessing, try memtest86 at
> > http://www.memtest86.com/memtest86-3.0.tar.gz
> i have yet to see memtest find a failure thats real
> or pass the memory that works
> in a given system ... where you know the system crashes
> and yet moving the mem stick to another system give you
> identical failures or passes the "application running tests"
Hmmm. My experiences were consistently different, i.e., consistently
In a previous job, I made it a standard boot option on installed systems
so that customers could just boot right into it, including via PXE boot,
and save us a diagnostic visit to only find out new memory was needed.
> other memory testors
Thanks for the pointers, I'll check them out!
David N. Lombard
My comments represent my opinons, not those of Intel.
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