[sf-lug] Why PcLinuxOS and Ubuntu failed to work on Emmanuel's laptop

Christian Einfeldt einfeldt at gmail.com
Tue Dec 18 11:23:53 PST 2007


On Dec 17, 2007 11:54 PM, Kristian Erik Hermansen <
kristian.hermansen at gmail.com> wrote:

> Lesson learned?  Always memtest86+ the machine before going anywhere.

Did you eventually run memtest on this box?  Is that how you diagnosed the
bad RAM?

> There was bad RAM in the laptop :-)  So, Emmanuel needs to go get some
> new RAM, or work around it using the mem kernel option, but that was
> resulting in other issues we shouldn't even get into on this list :-P

So when he left, what did he say that his intention was?
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