ECC memory driver in FreeBSD 10?
bruce at cran.org.uk
Fri Apr 6 13:11:12 UTC 2012
On 6 Apr 2012, at 12:48, "O. Hartmann" <ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> I'm looking for a way to force FreeBSD 10 to maintain/watch ECC errors
> reported by UEFI (or BIOS).
> Since ECC is said to be essential for server systems both in buisness
> and science and I do not question this, I was wondering if I can not
> report ECC errors via a watchdog or UEFI (ACPI?) report to syslog
> facility on FreeBSD.
> FreeBSD is supposed to be a server operating system, as far as I know,
> so I believe there must be something which didn't have revealed itself
> to me, yet.
FreeBSD logs ECC errors it finds (I don't know how but I doubt it's via the BIOS) by default: I had some RAM go bad a few months ago and messages appeared in dmesg. Is there something in addition you need?
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