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Old 03-14-2011, 07:08 AM   #1
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Unhappy Acessing memory controller of ram

hi folks,

iam using redhat linux in my pc, as part of my study i need to read memory controller(RAM) configuration through user space APIs can anybody suggest me best way of getting those.

iam trying for the same in internet but i didnt find anything interesting yet. please help if you know anything regarding this.

i need to perform RAM read/write test so iam search for that if anybody know this thing please share with me

thanks for help in adv


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Old 03-15-2011, 03:49 PM   #2
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What kind of configuration information are you looking for exactly? vmstat will show usage. Items in the proc filesystem will show various kernel memory configuration parameters. Shouldn't the text book for your course contain this information?
Old 03-17-2011, 04:41 AM   #3
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hi jcalzare,

thanks for your time on this

but actually my req. is to detect ECC bit errors(parity errors) of main memory

is there any tool/method/command to detect this..? if so please let me know.

thanks in adv


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Old 04-11-2011, 07:25 AM   #4
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wats up..! nobody knows about it...?!



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