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Date:	Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:06:35 +0200
From:	Alexander Holler <>
To:	Steven Noonan <>, Tejun Heo <>
CC:	Linux Kernel mailing List <>,
	Michal Hocko <>
Subject: Re: general protection fault on 3.15.6

Am 23.07.2014 19:50, schrieb Steven Noonan:
> (Oops, LKML doesn't like rich text, resending. Was trying to avoid
> GMail's bad line wrapping. Going to use Mutt instead.)
> I'm starting to wonder if it's bad RAM or something. Just got a couple of
> worrying warnings on boot from the same system (after it spontaneously
> rebooted, with nothing revealing in the previous boot's logs).

I once had such too and since then I'm using memtest=3 in my kernel 
command line on x86* machines. Depending on the amount of RAM it will 
slow down boot by a few seconds, but if you don't care if your machine 
comes up in 5 or 10 seconds, it is a no-brainer.


Alexander Holler
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