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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