[(borderline) OT]: memtest question

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Mon Aug 31 14:22:37 UTC 2015


On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 09:24:36PM -0453, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> On 08/30/15 21:05, Ken Moffat wrote:
> 
> 
> I wanted to try 5.01 to see if it worked any better than the Passmark
> version, nothing more. There is a port of memtest86+ v4.2, but since the
> 5.01 claims July 2013 as its inception, I figured 4.20 would be even older,
> perhaps unable to work w/ this particular CPU. There is also something
> called 'memtester-4.3.0', would you happen to know anything about it ?

ISTR memtester is not confined to x86, and that I used a version of
it, probably much older, on ppc64.  I have a feeling that it ran in
userspace, but that was several years ago.

ĸen
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