Subject: Re: Memory parity error indications with ECC RAM
To: Dr R.S. Brooks <>
From: Rex McMaster <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/01/2002 07:06:38
On Wednesday 01 May 2002 01:57, Dr R.S. Brooks wrote:
> We have two systems (one a new machine destined to be a webcache here,
> the second a "new" system for home built out of bits bought on eBay).
> Both have ECC RAM and Intel chipsets, and both are showing problems
> which may indicate memory errors.
> Please can anyone confirm that all corrected memory errors do result in
> an error log message?

I am unsure about whether the i386 port reports ECC errors (can someone 
clarify this?) - I could only find references to ECC in the alpha port when 
tracing a problem a couple of months back, which appeared to be memory based. 
What are the symtoms you are seeing?

> Thanks
> Roger