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Date:      Fri, 8 May 2020 13:42:20 +0200
From:      =?UTF-8?Q?Fernando_Apestegu=C3=ADa?= <fernando.apesteguia@gmail.com>
To:        "Steve O'Hara-Smith" <steve@sohara.org>
Cc:        User Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Testing RAM
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On Fri, May 8, 2020 at 12:39 PM Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org> wrote:
>
> On Fri, 8 May 2020 06:06:50 -0400
> Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > My motherboard does not have a physical RAM tester in BIOS does FreeBSD
> > have any way (base system or ports) of doing a comprehensive test of each
> > RAM address for hardware/other low level faults?
>
>         Not that I'm aware of, I usually boot memtest86 on a USB stick to
> test memory.

We have sysutils/memtest86+. In theory it should be usable from
loader(8) but I couldn't make it work recently. See
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=246116

Cheers.

>
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