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SubjectRe: system keeps freezing once every 24 hours / random apps crashing
On 12/31/05, Mark v Wolher <> wrote:
> Jesper Juhl wrote:
> > On 12/31/05, Mark v Wolher <> wrote:
> >
> >>g'morning !
> >>
> >>the memtest86 went 40 times over the memory, no errors detected.
> >>
> >
> > Give memtest86+ a spin ( as well. memtest86 is
> > good, but I've found in the past that memtest86+ sometimes finds
> > errors that memtest86 does not, so giving both a sin fo an extended
> > period of time is usually a good idea.
> > Also, make sure you enable all the tests of both tools.
> Hi Jesper,
> Oh i thought they were the same, i used memtest86+ which comes with
> debian and not the "older" memtest86.
> Right now i booted the kernel with nomce since one never knows with dell

Surpressing MCE's (Machine Check Exceptions) is a really bad idea
usually. MCE's indicate a hardware problem, so unless it's known that
a certain MCE is reported wrongly they should *not* be ignored.

Jesper Juhl <>
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