[RndTbl] Linus and ECC

Gilbert E. Detillieux gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca
Thu Jan 7 09:41:34 CST 2021

On 2021-01-06 8:17 p.m., Alberto Abrao wrote:
> It looks like Trevor gained root access to Linus!

Ha!  Love it!...  Of course, it might be the other way around, since 
Linus says he's been on the ECC bandwagon for decades.

> https://www.realworldtech.com/forum/?threadid=198497&curpostid=198647
So many quotable lines...  I like this one especially:

"The 'modern DRAM is so reliable that it doesn't need ECC' was always a 
bedtime story for children that had been dropped on their heads a bit 
too many times."


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