ChelleChelle writes: Errors, whether transient or permanent, are unfortunately a fact of life. In order to make sure that a system can properly handle them, it is absolutely essential to test the error-detection and correction circuitry by injecting errors. This is the main topic of a recent article from acmqueue in which Steve Chessin of Oracle talks about injecting various types of errors (e-cache errors, memory errors) on the Ultrasparc-II.
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