Testing RAM

Fernando Apesteguía fernando.apesteguia at gmail.com
Fri May 8 10:42:28 UTC 2020

On Fri, May 8, 2020 at 12:39 PM Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 8 May 2020 06:06:50 -0400
> Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman at gmail.com> wrote:
> > My motherboard does not have a physical RAM tester in BIOS does FreeBSD
> > have any way (base system or ports) of doing a comprehensive test of each
> > RAM address for hardware/other low level faults?
>         Not that I'm aware of, I usually boot memtest86 on a USB stick to
> test memory.

We have sysutils/memtest86+. In theory it should be usable from
loader(8) but I couldn't make it work recently. See


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