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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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memtest86+ cannot boot via systemd-boot EFI

memtest86+ cannot boot via systemd-boot EFI Recently has been released version 6 of Memtest86+ which finally introduce UEFI support. Now, I use systemd-boot as boot manager, so I’d like to launch memtest86+ directly at boot. I set up a configuration file /boot/loader/entries/memtest.conf as described here [1]: title Memory Tester (memtest86+) efi /memtest86+/memtest.efi With no luck! …

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Adding MemTest86 to Grub if boot partition resides on NVME drive

Adding MemTest86 to Grub if boot partition resides on NVME drive I want to add MemTest86 to Ubuntu 20.04 grub menu. I followed Official MemTest86 guide, but they presume that the system EFI partition is on the SATA drive (/dev/sdX). I have NVME drive for the system partitions, so below entry does not work. If …

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Can I boot memtest86+ if I'm using UEFI?

Can I boot memtest86+ if I'm using UEFI? Downloaded the Ubuntu 16.04.2 .iso install disk and flashed it onto a USB stick. Booting on the USB stick, there is no memtest86+ option (along with “Try Ubuntu”). Is there a way to add it to the install options? (it’s for a UEFI boot PC running normally …

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How do I run memtest86+?

How do I run memtest86+? If I encounter a situation where I suspect my machine’s RAM might be going bad, I might need to launch memtest86+ to check it. How can I do this using Ubuntu? Are there different methods for launching it whether Ubuntu is already installed? * (This is intended to be a …

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Where is the memtest option on the Ubuntu 64-bit live CD?

Where is the memtest option on the Ubuntu 64-bit live CD? I’m looking for the memtest option on the 64-bit version of the Ubuntu 12.04 live CD, but the only options I have are “Try Ubuntu without installing”, “Install Ubuntu”, and “Check disc for defects”. What am I missing? Edit: This question is relevant for …

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How can I add the Memtest86+ options back to the Grub menu?

How can I add the Memtest86+ options back to the Grub menu? If using UEFI Please see this question, “Can I boot memtest86+ if I’m using UEFI?” After having installed the 64bit version of Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo B570 I ran into the same problems I had when installing 11.10 with Grub not playing …

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