[rescue] test old hardware

Geoffrey S. Mendelson gsm at mendelson.com
Sat Jan 24 10:04:25 CST 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 06:11:40PM +0000, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
>memtest86+ stopped in the middle of pass 1 and
>and said everything is OK.  Should I believe this?
>Shouldn't it keep going? BTW, I am running with
>the memtest86+ CD removed. OK?

I've had computers that ran a week with the old memtest (circa 2005) that
crashed in 30 seconds after a sucessfull Windows XP boot, and never
actually loaded a 2.6 Linux Kernel before panicing.

I have never used anything later. 


Geoffrey S. Mendelson, Jerusalem, Israel gsm at mendelson.com  N3OWJ/4X1GM

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