Enable CONFIG_MEMTEST

Bug #1004535 reported by Grant Slater on 2012-05-25
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux (Ubuntu)
Medium
Andy Whitcroft

Bug Description

Please enable CONFIG_MEMTEST on x86.

# CONFIG_MEMTEST is not set

Grant Slater (firefishy) wrote :

Already enabled in debian.

Debian #613321
Debian #646361

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Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Grant Slater (firefishy) wrote :
Grant Slater (firefishy) wrote :

grant@miranda:~$ uname -a
Linux miranda 3.2.0-24-generic #39-Ubuntu SMP Mon May 21 16:52:17 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
grant@miranda:~$ grep MEMTEST /boot/config-3.2.0-24-generic
# CONFIG_MEMTEST is not set

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Opinion
status: Opinion → Confirmed
Joseph Salisbury (jsalisbury) wrote :

Are you requesting this option be enable for 12.10, 12.04 or both?

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: added: kernel-da-key
Grant Slater (firefishy) wrote :

Both 12.10 and 12.04 would be ideal.

CONFIG_MEMTEST adds in-kernel boot memtest support, but actually enabling testing requires passing a kernel boot parameter.

Joseph Salisbury (jsalisbury) wrote :
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2012-06-26
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Andy Whitcroft (apw)
status: Triaged → In Progress
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2012-06-28
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux - 3.5.0-3.3

---------------
linux (3.5.0-3.3) quantal-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Andy Whitcroft ]

  * [Config] enable CONFIG_MEMTEST=y
    - LP: #1004535
  * [Config] config-check: add support for a cut operation
  * [Config] enforcer -- switch to cut where appropriate

  [ Leann Ogasawara ]

  * Rebase to v3.5-rc5
  * [Config] Updateconfigs after rebase to v3.5-rc5

  [ Luis Henriques ]

  * SAUCE: ocfs2: Fix NULL pointer dereferrence in
    __ocfs2_change_file_space
    - LP: #1006012

  [ Seth Forshee ]

  * SAUCE: (drop after 3.5) drm/i915: ignore pipe select bit when checking
    for LVDS register initialization
    - LP: #1012800

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * rebase to v3.5-rc5
    - LP: #1013183
    - LP: #1017017
    - LP: #884652
 -- Leann Ogasawara <email address hidden> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 06:41:58 -0700

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released

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