Error trying "Memory Test" in Manjaro KDE ISO

I added 8GB to my computer. Booted with a Manjaro KDE 24 ISO, chose ‘Memory Test’ to check the new memory module and there is no test, there is an “error: file ‘/boot/Memory’ not found” message. Inside the /boot directory there is no file called “Memory” but there is one “Memtest”. I suppose there will be somewhere a typo with the file name.

Presumably in your config. The file is /boot/memtest86+/memtest.bin, but presumably you know that, just in case anyone gets confused.

I’m updating now to see if I can replicate (but not on plasma).

I boot with a Live ISO, no config here.

Download KDE 24 ISO, write to a usb drive, boot with it, select “Memory Test” and the error appears. This is the content of the boot folder in usb drive. No “memtest86+” folder.

-r--r--r-- 1 jc jc     81920 jun 11 05:41 amd_ucode.img
-r--r--r-- 1 jc jc      3758 jun 11 05:41 amd_ucode.LICENSE
dr-xr-xr-x 1 jc jc      2048 jun 11 05:41 grub
-r--r--r-- 1 jc jc 103071484 jun 11 05:41 initramfs-x86_64.img
-r--r--r-- 1 jc jc   8116224 jun 11 05:41 intel_ucode.img
-r--r--r-- 1 jc jc      1677 jun 11 05:41 intel_ucode.LICENSE
-r--r--r-- 1 jc jc    147744 jun 11 05:41 memtest
-r--r--r-- 1 jc jc  13283840 jun 11 05:40 vmlinuz-x86_64

Oops, missed that. I definitely used to be better at reading. :man_facepalming:

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Apparently memtest86+ is not compatible with UEFI so memtest86-efi should need to be installed… Hope that little nugget helps. Cheers.

sudo pacman -S memtest86-efi

In the Live ISO environment, you could install it (into memory) just as you might normally.

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This happened with an old computer (i5-2400) and no UEFI in the motherboard. I have an SystemRescueCD usb drive, boot with it and run memtest without problems.

So this is not a problem that worries me, rather comment it because the Manjaro ISO seems to have a bug that I suppose can be easily solved.

OK, I suppose I missed that. Cheers.

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To make things easier, if you boot with a Live KDE ISO and select this:


You only get that:


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If you want to stick with the same variant then I must assume you would want memtest86+-efi

Note the + - these tools are similar but the one without the plus is proprietary.
(and does not support Traditional/BIOS at all)

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