Installation problem with Freebsd 5.4
cswiger at mac.com
Wed Nov 9 03:31:36 GMT 2005
Vulpes Velox wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Oct 2005 15:58:01 +0200
> Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:
[ ... ]
>> One thing you could try is to burn a 6.0-RC1 CD and try that. Test
>> your memory with memtest86 (http://www.memtest86.com/).
> Memtest86 does not tell you if you have bad ram. It just indicates
> that something some where is wrong with that system there. I've seen
> it hit errors with bad motherboards as well.
It's true that problems with overheating or a bad MB will generate errors that
memtest86 will see, but memtest86 is really good at noticing bad RAM.
It will catch errors that the BIOS self-test won't (which isn't too hard :-),
and I've never seen memtest86 fail to detect bad RAM....
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