[Linux-PowerEdge] Clearing memory errors

Niclas Tollgård niclas.tollgard at apicasystem.com
Wed Aug 27 15:59:13 CDT 2014


Found by extensive "googling". :)

We have quite a few Dell servers deployed in our datacenters around the world so this error is not uncommon for us.
I have to run this command at least a couple of times a year on a server somewhere.

/ Nic

-----Original Message-----
From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Ben
Sent: den 27 augusti 2014 22:32
Cc: linux-poweredge at dell.com
Subject: Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] Clearing memory errors

On Wed, 27 Aug 2014, Niclas Tollgård wrote:

> The error "should" clear itself after the faulty memory has been 
> replaced but sometimes this is not the case.
>
> Running this command will clear the error:
> dcicfg command=clearmemfailures

Interesting.  Thank you.  Where did you find that information, please?
I went with the "flea power drain" option, which seemed to work.

Ben
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Unix Support, UIS, University of Cambridge, England


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