Kernel parameter "memtest=4" | no grub | new user👋

Hello, finally install Clear Linux! ventoy gave problems… the partitions did not exist. BalenaEtcher worked! :slight_smile:
Clear Linux does not have Grub, it only uses two parameters, memtest is the most important. (to find bad bits).

I have problems adding the kernel parameter “memtest=4”

I can’t find similar information for ClearLinux :confused:

:warning: DISCLAIMER: i do not know what i am talking about. and i am not responsible for trouble you cause yourself
TL;DR:
press e key at startup to edit for one-time bootup.
edit /boot/loader/entries/*.conf, the options key for permanent editing.

:warning: DO NOT DO ANYTHING BEFORE READING THE FOLLOWING STUFF !

https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/systemd-boot/

https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Kernel_parameters#systemd-boot

https://systemd.io/BOOT_LOADER_SPECIFICATION/#type-1-boot-loader-specification-entries

to get config files, mount the boot partition on /boot/

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Thanks, I was able to search more and it really is “easier”!
but Clear Linux doesn’t have memtest enabled in the kernel :confused:

uname -a

grep MEMTEST /usr/lib/kernel/config-5.18.11-1159.native

CONFIG_MEMTEST is not set

request. it may be granted.

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memtest was added :slight_smile:
Works? i’m testing. no bugs currently. ()
dmesg doesn’t show corrupted addresses. but for now it’s fine.

uname -a

grep MEMTEST /usr/lib/kernel/config-5.18.16-1165.native
CONFIG_ARCH_USE_MEMTEST=y
CONFIG_MEMTEST=y

tags: damaged ram | repair RAM on Linux | memtest=4 | RAM test on servers.

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