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SubjectRe: Defective Red Hat Distribution poorly represents Linux
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> > This is true.  What I suppose would be the solution is that if faulty
> > hardware is found, a reduction in performance should be made.
>
> Finding out if you've got bad RAM might take a few hours running mem86. Not
> exactly what I have in mind to do each boot...

Even if memtest doesn't find anything you can't be sure the box is fine.
I've seen boxed which passed memtest just fine, but compiling kernels in
a endless loop with "make -j" still bombed after some time with gcc sig11.

Gerd

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