GDM (Gosh Darned Mangler)

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Tue May 16 02:06:56 UTC 2006

Rickey Moore wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-05-14 at 22:57 -0700, Michael A. Peters wrote:
>> run memtest86
>> I had similar problems that ended up being a bad cpu. It can also be bad
>> ram.
>> memtest86 will help you determine if it is a hardware problem.
> Wow... never knew that thing existed! So, I ran:
> new-memtest-pkg --mkinitrd --depmod --install 2.6.16-1.2121_FC6
> amd that worked it seems. It made an entry in /boot/memtest86+-1.55.1
> ... now what do I do with it? Is this something done at boot time? Or do
> I run it in a Xwin Terminal? Looks kinda nifty! Thanks! Ric
You pick it at boot time. It loads and runs in place of an OS.


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