[Grml] BadRam/BadMem Kernelpatch

Andreas Gredler jimmy at grml.org
Mon Oct 30 13:55:00 CET 2006

On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 03:02:15PM +0100, devzero at web.de wrote:
> Description:
> BadRAM: Linux kernel support for broken RAM modules Summary: This page
> proposes an approach to support RAMs with defective addresses, This
> may open interesting business perspectives, where those RAMs can be
> sold under a white label for less money rather than discarded of
> without any profit. 

If you talk about business... Broken RAM always gets replaced by new
modules, since this is mission critical and covered by warranty and/or
service contracts. Additionally, "real" servers mirror RAM and have spare
RAMs installed.
So IMO this would only be useful for private use.

greets Jimmy

                 Andreas "Jimmy" Gredler 
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