[rescue] Memory upgrade in Dell PowerEdge 2560

Chad Fernandez chad.fernandez at att.net
Thu May 28 20:21:11 CDT 2015

On 05/27/2015 09:24 PM, Chad Fernandez wrote:
> Finally got the ic2-tools installed...... it was in one of the 
> repositories and I was able to do it.  Unfortunetly, I still can't use 
> it.  When I modprobe eeprom, the computer freezes instantly. If I skip 
> that step decode-dimms asks if I'm sure the eeprom is loaded.

I re-installed the original 1gb stick of PC2100 and modprobe eeprom 
doesn't crash, and decode-dimms gives me results.  Although, that memory 
also gives errors when tested with memtest86+..... in use it seems to be 

The modeprobe eeprom freezing the machine with the 2gb pc2700 makes me 
think it's a timing/speed issue like has been mentioned.  Does that 
sound logical, even though the 2gb stick boots and runs Centos 
apparently ok?

Chad Fernandez
Michigan, USA

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