[TriLUG] Debian box Just stops.
hennesse at chemdept.chem.ncsu.edu
Thu Feb 3 11:22:03 EST 2005
You can also download it from http://www.memtest86.com/ as an iso image
(it's small) that boots from the cd and automatically runs. There's also a
lot of good descriptions about the program and troubleshooting on the web
site. I have used it several times and it did point out that a problem
system did indeed have bad memory (an HP box). Replacing the RAM with new
made the random crashes go away, or at least as much as they will go away
On Thu, 3 Feb 2005, Brian Henning wrote:
> memtest is a boot-time utility, found on (among other things) the FC2 Disc 1.
> Simply boot from the cd and enter "memtest86" at the boot prompt (without
> quotes of course) to run it. I believe it is also available on the Ultimate
> Boot CD.
> Hugh Crissman wrote:
>> What command did you use to run your mem test? I just man'd memtest and did
>> not come up with anything?
>> H. Crissman
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