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SubjectRe: Defective Red Hat Distribution poorly represents Linux
On Tue, 21 Nov 2000, David Riley wrote:

> Horst von Brand wrote:
>
> Windoze is not the only OS to handle bad hardware better than Linux. On
> my Mac, I had a bad DIMM that worked fine on the MacOS side, but kept
> causing random bus-type errors in Linux. Same as when I accidentally

I believe Linux uses memory from the top down rather than from the bottom
up like MS which may explain some of the reports that "it werks great in
windoze" where the faulty bit is high in the map.

Bob

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