[Beowulf] Re: ECC Memory and Job Failures (Huw Lynes)

John Hearns hearnsj at googlemail.com
Fri Apr 24 01:32:33 EDT 2009


2009/4/24 Robert G. Brown <rgb at phy.duke.edu>:
>
>
> I don't think memory is all that unstable, especially down where I live.
> In Denver, maybe.  I think you need a lot of RAM, for a long time, to
> see a lot of radiation induced errors, or a source of high energy
> particles.

I thought more of a motherboard of RAM chips - which were flat in
those days (mumble) years ago, and putting a radiation source directly
above them. Poor man's silicon strip detector.

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