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SubjectRe: swap_free: swap-space map bad (entry 00040000)
On Mon, 19 Aug 1996, Mark H. Wood wrote:
[...]
>
> My first thought was, of course, that the new memory was bad. However,
> the kids run Windows on this same box without any trouble (other than the
> usual Windows crocks :-), and the memory has passed:
>
> o the POST test (which seems to be pretty thorough since it takes so
> long);
>

Don't know about this, but it could be thorough, or not ...

> o whatever tests HIMEM.SYS does; and
>
not many ...

> o several passes with DiagSoft's QAPLUS.
>
hmm, don't know about this one either.

You could try using the memory checker that is floating about in the Linux
archives, it's based on the kernel code (well the loader is ;), you just
throw it at a floppy like a zImage, and reboot. It will just keep going
until you hit reset.
Bryn
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