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Re: Memtest kernel options

On Sat, 2010-10-09 at 13:20 +0200, Cesare Leonardi wrote:
> Hi all.
> Today i wanted to try the memtest= boot parameter but it didn't work.
> So i found that the memtest funcionality is not present in Debian 
> kernels: neither 2.6.32-24 nor 2.6.36~rc6-1~experimental.1:
> # CONFIG_MEMTEST is not set
> I wonder why. Are there performance problems? Compatibility with some 
> arches? Other?
> To me seems an handy feature.

Debian has a package of memtest86+ which is much more thorough.


Ben Hutchings
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.

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