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Re: kernel-2.4.5-10 from rawhide



On Thu, Jul 12, 2001 at 09:20:46AM -0500, Thomas Dodd wrote:
> mark wrote:
> > 
> > mm,
> >     I had to spend 3 hrs taking each memory stick out of my machine,
> >     each time the kernel failed to build, untill i removed the last
> >     stick (allways the same) and now it builds great, as machine seems
> >     more responsive.
> 
> A little late now, but if you suspect memory problems
> try this.  http://www.memtest86.com
> ( actuall is http://www.teresaudio.com/memtest86/ )
> 
> It was written by someone frome SGI.
> Put it on a floppy, then you can boot the
> test quickly, as you change SIMMs/DIMMs
> Most problems will show up in the first 10-20 min
> of the test, depending on the module size and
> CPU speed.
> 
> It's probably faster, and more reliable
> than the route you took (boot, compile, shutdown, move memory)
> 
> I have it listed in lilo so I can run it when I want.
> It is handy when adding memory or fixing other machines :)

Can you send your lilo config?  This sounds useful.

> 
> 	-Thomas
> 
> 
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