[svlug] testing memory in a thinkpad t-41 running kubuntu 7.10

Sam J. Juvonen sam at riihi.com
Tue Nov 6 10:05:35 PST 2007


memtest comes with a lot of live-cds, like Ubuntu's Live/install CD or
Knoppix. Just boot with the CD and select memtest. Might be useful to
test the chips separately.

On 11/6/07, Larry Colen <lrc at red4est.com> wrote:
> Last night at Fry's I picked up two 1-gig cards of kingston ddr pc2700
> 333Mhz for my Thinkpad. The theory being that I could substitue the
> two 512M memory cards in it and boost it from 1G to 2G.
>
> The problem is that when I installed the memory my computer became
> very flakey. Is there a likely problem other than bad memory?
>
> What is a good way to test the memory?
>
> --
>        Too much of a good thing is better than too much of a bad thing.
> Larry Colen             lrc at red4est.com            http://www.red4est.com/lrc
>
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