Subject: Re: memory tester shows up swap/page tuning bug [was Re: BUFFERCACHE, PR 1903]
To: Jonathan Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@ux2.sp.cs.cmu.edu>
Date: 09/15/1996 21:03:15
> Chris, if a port doesn't have a standalone environment and an
> in-memory tester is also objectionable, how would *you* implement a
> memory tester, for those platforms where PROMs give false-positive
> tests on bad memory?
What does "not have a standalone environment" mean? i'd say that
that's a bug, at least if you're talking about the ability to boot a
stand-along memory tester. it's not like it has to know much about
devices, or anything.