Subject: Re: NetBSD and ECC memory
To: NetBSD current-users <>
From: Chris Tribo <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/08/2005 11:51:25
On Jun 8, 2005, at 11:44 AM, Timo Schoeler wrote:

> hi,
> does NetBSD use ECC information on broken memory? if so, where ends  
> this
> information, in the syslog?

By "use" I assume you mean detect that there was an error.

Yes, assuming it was an SBE it will get reported to syslog. MBEs  
typically result in "undefined" behavior.

> which platforms can take advantage of this?

pmax has detection code, I'm not sure about any other ports.