OT: ECC Memory - WAS: Re: [Samba] Possible Filesystem Corruption with Samba 3.0.25a (with XFS and LVM)

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Tue Jun 26 20:26:25 GMT 2007

>> The best way I've ever found to reliably find bad memory is compile 
>> something big, like X. If your memory is bad, you'll find out pretty 
>> quick...

> The real solution is to use ECC memory. :)


I recall reading somewhere that ECC memory was considerably slower than 
non-ECC, and its benefits was mostly sales hype - ie, its ECC was not 
precisely reliable...

Anyone know of an authoritative answer to this question?


Best regards,


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