FreeBSD Crashes with AMD

Scott Lambert lambert at
Mon Jan 5 19:55:48 PST 2004

On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 12:35:45PM +1030, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 January 2004 11:19, Evren Yurtesen wrote:
> > do you know any good programs in "ports" that can test the ram chips?
> Try MemTest86
> You make a boot floppy by downloading the zip file, and unpacking then run
> dd if=memt86/memtest.bin of=/dev/fd0c conv=osync
> And boot with the floppy.

Or, if you don't have a floppy drive, SuSE's v8 ftp install ISO has
memtest86 as a boot option.  I think the ISO is something like 20MB.

I got it from but they only have the 9.0 ISO now.  I don't
know if memtest86 is on it.

Scott Lambert                    KC5MLE                       Unix SysAdmin
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