[mythtv-users] HD-PVR problem

Douglas Peale Douglas_Peale at comcast.net
Thu Jul 15 19:40:21 UTC 2010

On 07/15/2010 12:14 PM, Alex Tomlins wrote:
> On 15/07/10 00:12, James Orr wrote:

> I'd seriously consider running a memory checker on your system.  I'd
> recommend memtest86 (http://memtest.org/).  it's free, and very good.  I
> think it's also included as a package in ubuntu, so you can just apt-get
> install it, and it then shows up as an entry in your boot menu. 
> Otherwise, just burn the downloadable iso to a cd and boot from that.
> If you suspect faulty ram it's always worth making sure.  If you ram is
> faulty, all sorts of random things can break.

Let the memtest86 run for a long time. I have had memory that repeatably failed only on the 5th pass, never earlier.

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