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    SubjectRe: memtest86, built into kernel
    > Hmmm, where is your alpha particle producer in a closed computer box?
    > When I remember my physics examination right, alpha particles are stopped
    > even by paper, beta and especially gamma radiation are the ``difficult to
    > limit'' ones. So I assume that the plastic cover on the RAM chips is
    > protection enough, right?

    No. The alpha particle emitters that people found were a problem ages
    ago and thus designed chips to be immune to are impurities in the silicon
    its not possible to remove

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