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Re: D-I impressions

begin  quotation of John Summerfield on 2004-08-03 15:39:43 +0800:

> Ryan Underwood wrote:
> >- Is is possible to include memtest86 on the install CD as a boot option?
> > One of the first things I do when installing a new machine is to check
> > that everything is sane.  In this case, Linux crashed when booting the
> > first time.  When I made a memtest floppy, I found that one of the
> > memory sticks was seated poorly and causing memory errors (probably
> > what caused the machine to be given away).  It would have been nice to
> > simply do this from the syslinux menu.
> > 
> >
> I've recommend to  a couple of people on debian-user in the past few 
> days that they run memtest86. On the install CD would be a really 
> excellent place for it to be.

Memtest86 (or ++) would be an awesome addition.

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