Re: memtest86 on the opteron

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sun Jun 08 2003 - 03:06:06 EST


> > Well, as opteron is i386-compatible, you should be able to simply use
> > i386 memtest...
> It doesn't work. Crashes and reboots the system shortly after it
> starts. The serial console support appears to have bit-rotted, too, so
> I've not been able to capture an output screen to diagnose the problem.

Try asking AMD at

BTW I'm sure I've seen x86_64 machine running some kind of
memtest.... There was mem-testing PCI card. I'm not sure if we ran
memtest86, too...

When do you have a heart between your knees?
[Johanka's followup: and *two* hearts?]
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