Re: Bad hard drive or bad kernels ???

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On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 10:47 -0500, Richard Shaw wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 12:18 AM, Linuxguy123 <[email protected]> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2010-06-11 at 10:09 -0500, Richard Shaw wrote:
> >> On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 10:05 AM, Patrick O'Callaghan
> >> <[email protected]> wrote:
> >> > On Fri, 2010-06-11 at 03:00 -0500, Mike McCarty wrote:
> >> >> Linuxguy123 wrote:
> >> >> > On Thu, 2010-06-10 at 23:50 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> >> >> >> On Thu, 2010-06-10 at 21:22 -0600, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> [...]
> >> >>
> >> >> >> Have you run memcheck?
> >> >> >
> >> >> > You mean fsck ?   Something runs about every 20 boots and it comes back
> >> >> > clean.  I haven't specifically run fsck.
> >> >>
> >> >> I think he means memtest. It's a boot style program which
> >> >> checks for common memory problems.
> >> >
> >> > Yes, memtest and not memcheck. Apologies for the mixup.
> >>
> >> Getting in here a little late...
> >>
> >> If your HD is failing, this may be a moot point, but one thing I
> >> started doing was having memtest, MHDD, and System Rescue CD images in
> >> my /boot partition and created GRUB boot options for them.
> >>
> >> If anyone is interested on how it's done I'll post some simple instructions.
> >
> > Please do !
> 
> Here's the short version:
<snip>
> Hope you find this helpful.

Thanks !   I'll be replacing the hard drive this week.  After I do, I'll
run this.   Thanks again.

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