[SATLUG] weirdness

Geoff ars.w5omr at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 19:29:18 CST 2016



On 10/20/2016 06:21 PM, alesmerises at satx.rr.com wrote:
> Reading this thread made me wonder if there was an equivalent to memtest86 but for video memory.  Results of a quick Google search suggest that a video stress test would probably reveal a faulty video card, and there was a couple of StackExchange threads talking about that specific topic.
>
> Obviously I haven't tried it yet, but there's a bootable test program (similar to memtest86) that was recommended.  See this page for more info:
>
>      superuser.com/questions/456435/how-can-i-test-my-gpu-memory-ram
>
> I intend to try it out when I get a chance.
>
> Al Lesmerises
>

You were on it, Al.  Turned out to be a bad 4gb stick of DDR3 RAM.

All is better (for the most part).  Current uptime is 16 days.  I still 
get issues, from time to time, in Firefox slowing down to a knee-crawl 
in processing a 'script'...



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