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Re: question about memtest86+

to All:
i've just return home, Thanks to all who reply!

to David:
i use apt-get to install memtest86+ on debian 9.4 for i386
it reconfig grub and i reboot to enter memtest86+ from grub menu

to Ben Caradoc-Davies:
my PC is HP dx5150, i use it with that memory for more than 2 years, it's OK, no overheating. maybe memory checking cause overheating? i've installed memtester, i'll try it.

to Felix Miata:
memtest86 seems same as  memtest86+

to Jimmy Johnson:
i didn't see any msg about overheating

On Thursday, August 23, 2018, 10:50:58 AM GMT+8, Timothy M Butterworth <timothy.m.butterworth@gmail.com> wrote:

On 8/22/18, Long Wind <longwind2@yahoo.com> wrote:

> i install memtest86+ of stretch to test memory
> i don't see any error msg, but after a few minutes, it shutdown my PC
> does that mean my memory is bad?
> i read manual of memtest86+, can't find explaination


You can't run memtest or fsck on a running system they can cause file
loss and corruption. You need to use a live CD. I use openSUSE Live
Rescue works well for me. I do not recall Debian's Live CD's having a
MemTest option in grub.


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