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Author neologix
Recipients amaury.forgeotdarc, mmokrejs, neologix, sjt, skrah, tim.peters, vstinner
Date 2013-08-30.15:13:53
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2013/8/30 Martin Mokrejs <>:
> Per comment from Charles-François, so you mean that this single-bit change won't be caught by valgrind, right? Why does not memtest86+ detect that? Could python when compiled with the --with-pydebug print also physical, hardware address of the wrong value? That would be really helpful here! Thanks.

I mean that in the vast majority of cases, a single bit flip is due to
a hardware error.
That can be due to faulty RAM, electric noise, cosmic rays...

Software-induced memory corruptions generally corrupt at least a byte.

Do you reproduce the crash systematically, or is it random?
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