badram

What does the "segfault at X" kernel log message mean if X is very large?

What does the "segfault at X" kernel log message mean if X is very large? I’ve got a device with bad RAM. Running memtest overnight shows all faulting addresses to be in the 0x7d0000000 – 0x7f0000000 range. I plan to replace the RAM, but until then, I’ve disabled a 2GB chunk around it with memmap=: …

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BadRAM Range: cannot set up the right range

BadRAM Range: cannot set up the right range I think my MacBook with soldered RAM has a RAM issue.  With memtest86+, I figured out which BadRAM pattern I have, but I cannot interpret the result correctly.  How should I read the range to set up the right exclusion in GRUB? Here are my memtest results: BadRAM Patterns ————— badram=0x0000000058cb4000,0xfffffffffffffc00, …

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User friendly way to apply BadRAM patterns

User friendly way to apply BadRAM patterns My Linux machine is having issues with faulty RAM. I ran PCMemTest-64, and I determined the following patterns: Now, I have stock Ubuntu which doesn’t seem to have the BadRAM patch, and I’m a bit nervous about compiling Linux from scratch. So I’m wondering if there is an …

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