it keeps crashing and I don't know why

David Benfell benfell at
Fri Aug 8 15:14:09 UTC 2014

On Fri, Aug 08, 2014 at 04:35:58PM +0200, Markus Hoenicka wrote:
> I don't know the innards of FreeBSD well enough to be sure, but I 
> remember from the days of yore that memtest runs without an OS to be 
> able to do whatever it likes. This was said (back then) to give more 
> thorough results than if you allow the OS to interfere with memory 
> access.
I think that'd be the version on a Knoppix (or other) live CD. A
drawback to running under any operating system would be that it
obviously can't do write tests to the memory in use by the OS.

David Benfell <benfell at>
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