SUMMARY: test-memory on E420R?

From: Robert Helmer <>
Date: Mon Dec 29 2003 - 19:44:56 EST

Thanks for all the responses, and my apologies for sending the
summary so late.

Turning diag-level up causes the 420 to perform a memory test,
but unfortunately it still has not found the problem. We still
get intermittent RAM errors and crashing on the machine.

I will send a seperate email which contains details.


On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 07:40:54PM -0800, Robert Helmer wrote:
> Hello,
> I have at least one bad memory module in an E420R, but I don't
> seem to be able to run test-memory or test/memory from this
> machine. Is there a memory test for this hardware?
> I downloaded SunVTS, as I read that it has a software memory tester,
> but I'm not sure if this is the right way to go or not. I will
> probably not get a chance to get into the docs and test it out 
> until Thursday anyhow.
> I like to test in my dev 420 before putting components into my 
> production machines, so any pointers would be greatly appreciated.
> Just running apps that use alot of memory seems like a suboptimal
> way to test.. 
> Thanks,
> Rob Helmer
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