New ECC device


Sepherosa Ziehau has added updated the ‘ecc’ device, for Intel E3-1200 series systems.  What’s it do?  It will report on memory errors, and potentially fix them.

You should have ECC memory in your server already.  If not, you oughta.

Update: as Sascha Wildner pointed out, ecc(4) already existed, but didn’t support Intel controllers.  Also, the Xeon X3400 series is supported now too.

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  1. Sascha Wildner says:

    We already had ecc(4) before sephe’s work. What he did was to add support for Intel memory controllers and change the way it attaches.

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