enable ECC in OS code?
erich at apsara.com.sg
Thu Aug 27 05:35:25 UTC 2009
On 27 August 2009 am 06:53:36 Steve Watt wrote:
> In <4A954A35.4030207 at icyb.net.ua>, avg at icyb.net.ua wrote:
> >Assuming that ECC data lanes are connected between the two on
> > motherboard, and given that BIOS doesn't perform any ECC
> > setup (nor there is any option to control that) - would it be
> > possible to turn on ECC from OS code? Or is it too late in
> > the game already?
> It's about 100 times easier to have the BIOS do this. First
> off, it's usually quite specific to the chip set exactly how to
how should it be done at OS level at all when the OS is loaded
I do not thing that normal PC hardware is capable of handling
Only code running in a ROM can do this.
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