On Sun, 28 Oct 2007 15:48:11 +0900
"M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <znmeb / cesmail.net> wrote:

> 1. *Good* RAM -- the kind that doesn't fall over in a ragged heap when 
> challenged with "memtest86" -- is not inexpensive. 

A few weeks ago, I had 2 1GB RAM modules, which were fine with running
memtest86 over the weekend. But I could not get gcc 4.1.1 to compile
itself while they were present. The error message even hinted at
using defective hardware. After exchanging them, it worked. So
nowadays, I prefer compiling gcc to memtest86.

s.