Patent Number: 8,793,544

Title: Channel marking for chip mark overflow and calibration errors

Abstract: Marking memory chips as faulty when a fault is detected in data from the memory chip. Upon detecting that a plurality of memory chips are faulty, determining which of a plurality of memory channels contains the faulty memory chips. Marking one of a plurality of memory channels as failing in response to determining that the number of failing memory chips has exceeded a threshold.

Inventors: Johnson; Judy S. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Lastras-Montano; Luis A. (Cortlandt Manor, NY), Meaney; Patrick J. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Stephens; Eldee (Waterbury, CT)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 11/00 (20060101); G11C 29/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/29/12018