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SubjectRe: Oops with 2.4.23
On Sat, Dec 20, 2003 at 12:35:24AM +0100, Maciej Zenczykowski wrote:
> you did run memtest for a minimum dozen hours? sometimes it takes that
> long to find errors...

On one machine (with a bad power supply, as it turned out) it took
memtest86 almost 18 hours to report an error. So 12 hours isn't enough

(On a related note, one machine that I tested with mprime's Torture Test
<> took I think close to 43 hours to show a
failure. In that case I don't know if the failure was the CPU or the
motherboard, because in the end both failed on that system.)

-Barry K. Nathan <>
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