[Slackbuilds-users] memtest86 vs memtest86+

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Thu Oct 5 20:02:53 UTC 2023

On Thu, 5 Oct 2023, B. Watson wrote:

> You also might want to install memtester. Unlike memtest86 and memtest86+,
> it runs as a regular Linux process, meaning you don't have to reboot to
> use it.
> Its testing can't be as thorough (it can't test the memory that holds the
> kernel + its modules for instance), but you can use it for a quick check.
> Maybe even run it weekly from cron, if you're worried about flaky DIMMs.

Thank you, B. That's excellent advice and I'll follow it.



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