Re: Linux & ECC memory

Kenneth Albanowski (
Fri, 15 Nov 1996 07:06:50 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 14 Nov 1996, Eric Horst wrote:

> It is much more interesting to me to have the kernel tell me that a
> correction was made (soft error) so that I have the opportunity to replace
> it before it degrades and a hard error occurs.

Exactly my thought.

> So my question would be "Does Linux log ECC corrections?". And from the
> responses I'd infer that one ore more of the following applies: 1) nobody
> really knows; 2) the boards are too new yet and it may come; 3) the
> boards are too brain dead to have a way to report this info and it will
> never come.

Yes, that's a question I'd like to see answered, too.

Kenneth Albanowski (, CIS: 70705,126)