Re: Linux & ECC memory

Kenneth Albanowski (
Fri, 15 Nov 1996 10:28:18 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 15 Nov 1996, Flynn, Jason, FLYNNJS wrote:

> (Just as an aside, what about these smart memory modules ? They detect
> a word that is alway failing its check then they re-map to some spare
> words. This is totally transparent and these things should go in a MB
> without and chipset wizardry...)

Of course, if there is a progressive fault, you eventually run out of
spare words... Logging this sort of things seems to be a sensible idea.

Kenneth Albanowski (, CIS: 70705,126)