Bad hard drive or bad kernels ???
hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 11 15:09:27 UTC 2010
On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 10:05 AM, Patrick O'Callaghan
<pocallaghan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-06-11 at 03:00 -0500, Mike McCarty wrote:
>> Linuxguy123 wrote:
>> > On Thu, 2010-06-10 at 23:50 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>> >> On Thu, 2010-06-10 at 21:22 -0600, Linuxguy123 wrote:
>> >> Have you run memcheck?
>> > You mean fsck ? Something runs about every 20 boots and it comes back
>> > clean. I haven't specifically run fsck.
>> I think he means memtest. It's a boot style program which
>> checks for common memory problems.
> Yes, memtest and not memcheck. Apologies for the mixup.
Getting in here a little late...
If your HD is failing, this may be a moot point, but one thing I
started doing was having memtest, MHDD, and System Rescue CD images in
my /boot partition and created GRUB boot options for them.
If anyone is interested on how it's done I'll post some simple instructions.
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