December 24th, 2014

Merry Chrismass from DRAM vendors

As a Chrismass present, you may be interested to learn that your computer's memory (DRAM) does not work as well as you thought.

Iteration 139 (after 326.41s)
49.460 nanosec per iteration: 2.13668 sec for 43200000 iterations
(check took 0.213835s)
Iteration 140 (after 328.76s)
48.805 nanosec per iteration: 2.1084 sec for 43200000 iterations
error at 0x890f1118: got 0xfeffffffffffffff
(check took 0.244179s)
** exited with status 256 (0x100)

And yes, it probably means "your memory, too". Thread on lkml is "DRAM unreliable under..."