[Resolved] Re: video problems in Ubuntu

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Sat Jan 21 03:19:42 UTC 2012

On 21/01/12 13:41, Ioannis Vranos wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 4:13 AM, Basil Chupin<blchupin at iinet.net.au>  wrote:
>>> Ubuntu installs memtest86+. All he has to do is, keep pressing Shift
>>> key during boot, and at the menu that pops up, select memtest86+.
>> But it all depends on which version Ubuntu installs for itself. The latest
>> version from memtest.org is v4.20 and you use this because earlier
>> version(s) had a problem when doing Test #5 and gave wrong results. If
>> Ubuntu now does have v4.2 then that's fine and no need to download it from
>> memtest.org.
> I checked Synaptic, and I saw that in Ubuntu 11.10, the latest
> memtest86+ version is installed.

Aha, that's good.

Only hassle is: Doug is using Ubuntu 11.04...... :-) .


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