ECC capability and ACPI warnings

CyberLeo Kitsana cyberleo at
Sun Oct 14 18:38:10 PDT 2007

Chuck Swiger wrote:
> On Oct 12, 2007, at 12:54 AM, CyberLeo Kitsana wrote:
>> Is there any way, by poking through dmesg or sysctls, to determine if a
>> machine has, or is capable of using, ECC RAM?
> Well, the sysutils/dmidecode port can be used to answer that question:

That tells me exactly what I needed. Thanks!

>> Also, is there an easy way to silence the following warnings in dmesg?
>> They all appear to be about the serial and parallel ports, which, as far
>> as I know, the machine does have. They may not be enabled in the BIOS,
>> however.
> I think those messages only appear if you do a verbose boot...?

As far as I can tell, it wasn't booted in verbose mode. I'll verify next
time I reboot the machine, though.

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