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    SubjectRe: ECC DRAM
    On Thu, 10 Jul 1997, Gabriel Paubert wrote:
    > And serious systems do have ECC, has anybody written anything for Linux ?
    >
    > It's useful to report this type of error to monitor memory health.
    > I know that Intel chipsets (except 450) are crap, but I would like to
    > have ECC error reporting for some critical applications here. I plan to
    > write something, but it won't be for Intel.

    Almost all Alpha systems (from the $300 Multia systems upto the biggest
    workstations) uses normal parity (36bit) parity ram, and does ECC error
    detection/correction. Linux/Alpha reports ECC messages in the normal
    system logs. For more information about Linux/Alpha see the FAQ at
    http://www.azstarnet.com/~axplinux

    /mikael



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