Frequency of upsets was Re: [Beowulf] ECC support on motherboards?
lindahl at pbm.com
Tue May 13 15:38:22 PDT 2008
On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 03:27:11PM -0700, Jim Lux wrote:
> Some data from Fermilab with 160 Gbit of DRAM
> showed 2.5 upset/day. Extrapolating (always
> dangerous with these kinds of radiation effects
> data, but I'll plunge in regardless).. that means
> a workstation with 4-8 Gbyte of DRAM might see an upset per day.
You can't extrapolate to devices of a different density or made
with a different process, right?
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